Bruce Price - OVC Player of the Week
Tuesday, January 22, 2008
Honored for Third Time This Season


Tennessee State University, guard Bruce Price has been named Ohio Valley Conference “Player of the Week” for the third time this season.

Price, a 6-1, junior from Minneapolis, MN, averaged 26.5 points, 5.5 rebounds, 4.0 assists and 2.5 steals per game last week as Tennessee State swept a pair of opponents at the Gentry Center. Price scored 33 points (his sixth 30-point career game) in an 87-75 victory over Southeast Missouri and added 20 points, five assists and two steals in a 79-72 win over Eastern Illinois. For the week Price hit 45.5 percent (15-of-33) from the field and 50 percent (7-of-14) from 3-point range.

It marks the third time this season that Price has been honored as the OVC’s Player of the Week (Dec. 10, Jan. 2).