Smith Named OVC Newcomer of the Week
Monday, February 2, 2009
Nashville --- Lady Tiger basketball player Jasmine Smith was named the Ohio Valley Conference Newcomer of the Week on Monday, Feb.2.


Smith, a 6-0 forward from Stone Mountain, Ga., shot nearly 67 percent from beyond the arc and averaged a double-double last week with 14.5 points and 13.0 rebounds to help Tennessee State split a pair of road contests.


She matched a career-high with 16 points to go with 12 rebounds against Morehead State before picking up her fourth double-double of the season in the win at Eastern Kentucky. She had 13 points and 14 boards against the Colonels.


Smith is TSU’s third leading scorer (10.4 ppg) and the teams leading rebounder with 8.5 caroms per contest.


This is her second OVC Newcomer of the Week honor this season.