Charisse Hicks Named OVC Newcomer of the Week
Monday, November 19, 2007

Nashville, Tenn. --- Lady Tiger basketball player Charisse Hicks was named the Ohio Valley Conference ‘Newcomer of the Week’ for her play against Ohio State and Nicholls State last Wednesday and Saturday.


Hicks, a 5-8 guard from Indianapolis, Indiana, averaged 14.0 ppg while shooting 65 percent (11-of-17) from the field and  55 percent (6-of-11) from beyond the arc last week.


She led Tennessee State in scoring with 13 points against No.16 Ohio State on 6-of-7 shooting. She was a perfect 4-of-4 from the floor in the second half against the Buckeyes.


In a home game against Nicholls State, Hicks knocked down five three pointers (5-of-10) and tallied 15 points for the Lady Tigers. She nailed a three-pointer late in the game to help push TSU to the win.