Monday, December 6, 2010

Tech Women's Basketball Player Honored By OVC

Tennessee Tech junior guard Tacarra Hayes has been voted the Ohio Valley Conference women’s basketball Player of the Week for her efforts against Middle Tennessee and Jacksonville State. The honor was announced Monday, by the OVC office.  This is first time this season Hayes has won the OVC Player of the Week award and third time during her tenure at Tech. Her previous two Player of the Week awards came in November and January of last season.During the week, Hayes averaged 25 points and nine rebounds while shooting 55 percent from the field and 81 percent from the charity stripe. Hayes also notched her third career double-double, and first of the season, against JSU. Tech (5-1, 1-0 OVC) continues its 2010-11 campaign Tuesday as it takes on the Kentucky Wildcats in Lexington. Opening tip is set for 5 p.m. CT.