Smith Named OVC Freshman of the Week
Monday, January 19, 2009


Smith Tagged for Second OVC Honor

For the second time in three weeks, Parker Smith has been named the Ohio Valley Conference Freshman of the Week.

The Gainesville, Ga. native scored 31 points on 9-of-13 shooting (69.2%) in the Tigers only game of the week and 91-87 loss to league-leading Austin Peay on Saturday. Smith hit 8-of-12 (66.7%) from 3-point range and 5-of-5 from the free throw line.

Smith scored six points in the final 58 seconds of the game to pull Tennessee State to within two points. Smith also grabbed two rebounds, had three assists and two steals. Smith currently averages 10.4 points per game in his reserve role.