Clarksville, TN – The Ohio Valley Conference announced its weekly award winners Monday with the Austin Peay State University (APSU) men’s basketball duo of redshirt freshman Caleb Stone-Carrawell and freshman Elijah Hutchins-Everett earning weekly honors.
Stone-Carrawell was named OVC co-Newcomer of the Week while Hutchins-Everett was named OVC Freshman of the Week for the fifth time this season. The duo helped the Govs go 2-0 last week with a pair of road victories at SIU Edwardsville and Eastern Illinois.
In the regular-season finale against Eastern Illinois, Stone-Carrawell once again led the Govs in scoring with 13 points on 3-of-5 shooting from the field. Stone-Carrawell also amassed a perfect 5-for-5 performance from the free-throw line en route to his fourth straight double-digit scoring performance.
For the fifth time this season, Hutchins-Everett earns OVC Freshman of the Week honors after averaging a double-double at 11.5 points and 10.0 rebounds last week. The freshman center posted back-to-back double-double as the Govs secured the No.6 seed in the OVC Tournament with two wins over SIUE and Eastern Illinois.
Against SIUE, Hutchins-Everett scored 10 points to go along with 10 rebounds on 5-of-11 shooting from the field. In the overtime victory, Hutchins-Everett amassed two assists and two steals while having four offensive rebounds. Sunday at Eastern Illinois, Hutchins-Everett led the Govs with 13 points and 10 rebounds on a stellar 5-of-8 shooting from the field. The Orange, NJ, native once again had four offensive rebounds to go along with one assist and two blocks.