Micah Jones Named OVC Freshman of Week


Published on December 31 2013 12:46 pm
Last Updated on December 31 2013 12:48 pm

EDWARDSVILLE, Ill. -- After recording a double-double in her first-ever Ohio Valley Conference game, SIUE's Micah Jones was named the OVC women's basketball Freshman of the Week.

Jones earned the weekly honor after she scored 20 points and grabbed a career-best 12 rebounds in SIUE's 68-56 victory over Belmont last Saturday.

She hit 8 of 13 shots from the field (61 percent) and helped SIUE, 4-9 overall and 1-0 in OVC play, score more than half of its points in the paint. Jones came off the bench and played 35 minutes in Saturday's win.

The Cougars continue OVC play this coming Saturday when they play host to Eastern Kentucky in a 4 p.m. contest.