NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Charles Tucker was named Adidas OVC Freshman of the week after helping the Tennessee State University men’s basketball team to two-straight conference victories, Monday.
Tucker scored 23 total points (11.5 per game), grabbed seven rebounds (3.5 per game), and dished out three total assists (1.5 per game). The Lansing, Mich. native shot 60 percent (6-for-10) from the floor for the week and 75 percent (9-for-12) from the charity stripe.
With his help, TSU completed a come-from-behind win against Jacksonville State on Saturday. He scored 12 points, grabbed four rebounds, and had an assist compared to no turnovers for the game.
He scored 11 while getting three rebounds, two assists, and a steal in the win over Tennessee Tech on Thursday.
Tucker and the Tigers travel to Morehead State on Thursday for their next game. Tip-time is set for 7:00 p.m.