NASHVILLE --- Tennessee State University women’s basketball rookie Taylor Roberts was named the adidas OVC Freshman of the Week for the third time on Tuesday.
Roberts, who is TSU’s second leading scorer as a freshman, averaged 13.5 points and 6.5 rebounds per game last week.
The Oklahoma City, Okla. native led TSU with 18 points to help the Lady Tigers pick up their second consecutive home win. She also had eight rebounds and two steals in the contest.
At No. 3 Louisville, she just missed double-digits with nine points, five rebounds, two steals and two assists.
The 5-11, forward ranks in the top 15 in the OVC in seven categories: Free-throw percentage (2nd), offensive rebounds (4th), steals (5th), rebounding (5th), scoring (9th), field goal percentage (11th), defensive rebounds (12th).
This is Roberts’ third OVC Freshman of the Week award.