Luke Smith Selected as Tiger of the Week

Luke Smith Selected as Tiger of the Week

SEWANEE, Tenn. - Freshman guard Luke Smith earns Tiger of the Week honors after his performance on the court last week on the road at Westminster (Mo.) and MacMurray.

Freshman Luke Smith averaged 18 points per game in the two road contests this past week. Against Westminster (Mo.), he scored 11 points and assisted on three shots.

Against MacMurray, he scored 25 points on 10-of-21 shooting in the overtime contest. He drained four 3-pointers and recorded four steals.

On the week, Smith shot 45.5 percent from the field (15-of-33) and averaged 18 points per game. He added eight boards, six assists and six steals.

Smith is ninth in the SAA, averaging 14.2 points per game, and he is tied for 10th in free throw percentage (75 percent; 21-of-28).

Smith and the rest of the Tigers return home on Friday to resume Southern Athletic Association play with Millsaps College. Tip is slated for 8 p.m., following the women's matchup with the Majors.

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PREVIOUS TIGERS OF THE WEEK
Week 13, December 5, 2017 - Hannah McCormack (Women's Basketball)
Week 12, November 21, 2017 - Noel Whitlock (Women's Swimming & Diving)
Week 11, November 14, 2017 - Evans Ousley (Women's Cross Country)
Week 10, November 7, 2017 - Ceara Caffrey (Field Hockey)
Week 9, October 31, 2017 - Kiley Ezzell (Women's Soccer)
Week 8, October 24, 2017 - Emily Sloan (Field Hockey)
Week 7, October 17, 2017 - Jo Jo Matlock (Football)
Week 6, October 10, 2017 - Rhodes Hall (Men's Soccer)
Week 5, October 3, 2017 - Meghan Symonds (Women's Golf)
Week 4, September 26, 2017 - Owen Legrone (Men's Cross Country)
Week 3, September 19, 2017 - Warren Holland (Football)
Week 2, September 12, 2017 - Destiny Stewart (Volleyball)
Week 1, September 5, 2017 - Tricia Murphy (Women's Cross Country)