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APSU Basketball’s Jordyn Adams receives 10th OVC Freshman of the Week award, sets school record

 

APSU Men's BasketballBrentwood, TN – Austin Peay State University (APSU) men’s basketball team freshman guard Jordyn Adams has been named Ohio Valley Conference Freshman of the Week for the 10th time in the 2019-20 season.

Austin Peay State University Men's Basketball freshman guard Jordyn Adams. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay State University Men’s Basketball freshman guard Jordyn Adams. (APSU Sports Information)

That distinction makes Adams the most-lauded freshman in program history, surpassing Chris Horton. It leaves him one short of the all-time record, set by Eastern Kentucky’s Matt Witt during the 2002-03 season.

Adams posted 21.0 points across two games last week to lead the Govs in scoring. He buffeted a 15-point effort in the home finale against Morehead State with a career-high eight rebounds, then led all scorers with 27 points at Murray State, taking a team season-high 23 shots.

Over the weekend, Adams passed Terry Taylor for the second-highest single-season scoring tally for a freshman with 551 points. He also took possession of first all-time by a freshman with 58 three-pointers.

Adams and the Govs begin their quest for an OVC Tournament title Thursday night in the quarterfinal final round. Tip-off against the winner between Eastern Illinois and Jacksonville State will be at 8:30pm in Evansville’s Ford Center.


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