BRENTWOOD, Tenn. --- Tennessee State men’s basketball redshirt sophomore guard Kamar McKnight (Toronto, Ontario) earned adidas Ohio Valley Conference Co-Newcomer of the Week, it was announced on Monday by the OVC office. For McKnight, it is the first OVC weekly award of his career.
The 6-4 guard helped TSU take down defending OVC Regular Season Champion Belmont and defending OVC Tournament Champion Jacksonville State last week.
He put up 12.0 points and 3.5 rebounds per game while shooting 53.3 percent from the floor in the two games. In the Feb. 8 home win over Belmont, McKnight went 5-of-10 from the field as part of a 13-point effort. Two days later, McKnight pulled down a career-high five rebounds to go with 11 points at Jacksonville State.
TSU Men’s Basketball 2017-18 OVC Weekly Awards
Dec. 4 – Christian Mekowulu – OVC Player of the Week
Jan. 29 – Christian Mekowulu – OVC Player of the Week
Feb. 12 – Kamar McKnight – OVC Co-Newcomer of the Week