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APSU’s Tearra Banks earns second OVC Freshman of the Week honor

 

Austin Peay State University Lady Govs - APSUBrentwood, TN – Austin Peay State University women’s basketball freshman center Tearra Banks has earned her second Ohio Valley Conference Freshman of the Week honor, the league announced Monday.

Austin Peay Womens Basketball's Tearra Banks earns OVC honor (APSU Sports)

Austin Peay Womens Basketball’s Tearra Banks earns OVC honor (APSU Sports)

Banks, of Louisville, KY, averaged 13.0 points and 8.0 rebounds per game during last week’s three contests. She posted her second career double-double – a 17-point, 12-rebound performance – at Wichita State, Saturday, which only was the fourth double-double surrendered by the Shockers this season.

Banks also had a 10-point, eight-rebound outing against Omaha in the Wichita State Winter Classic’s second game. She was named to the all-tournament team behind those two performances. Banks, Sunday. She began the week with a 12-point, four-rebound performance against Chattanooga, Wednesday.

It is Banks’ second weekly freshman honor after she earned the league’s award for the week ending November 19th. She is the first freshman to earn the award twice this season.

Austin Peay has this week off for the Christmas holiday and will return action when it meets Mississippi in an 11:30am, Monday contest in Oxford.


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