Sain picks up OVC Newcomer of the Week honor
Tuesday, December 15, 2009

Nashville, Tenn. - Tennessee State University men's basketball forward Josh Sain was named the Ohio Valley Conference Newcomer of the Week.

Sain picked up his second OVC Newcomer of the Week honor of the season after scoring a season-high 25 points in the team's road victory over Detroit last week.

Sain hit 7-of-14 (50%) shots, including three 3-pointers and was 8-of-9 (88.9%) from the line as TSU pulled of the 70-69 victory. Sain scored 17 of his 25 points before halftime as the Tigers grabbed a 38-34 lead at intermission. He also pulled down six rebounds, matching his season-high. Sain was 4-of-4 at the line in the game's final 2:33.

The victory came against a Detroit team that was at the top of the Horizon League standings and ranked 17th in the CollegeInsider.com Mid-Major Poll. The road victory was the first of the season for TSU.

Sain leads the Tigers in scoring with 14.6 points per game.