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Blake Smith

Blake Smith

We award the first Men’s Student-Athlete of the Week honor of 2019 to Manchester, Kentucky, junior Blake Smith for his play over two conference match-ups.

Team Record: Week:1-1 Overall: 7-9

Opponent

Site

W/L

Score

MM:SS

Pts

Reb

Asst

Bks

Stl

Field
Goals

3pt FG

Free
Throws

TeamĀ Opp.

Ohio Christian (Ohio)

H

W

86-77

33:13

32

5

1

0

2

13-18

2-2

4-4

IU East (Ind.)

H

L

74-80

37:00

32

6

3

2

2

13-21

3-5

3-6

Totals:

64

11

4

2

4

26-39

5-7

7-10

Averages:

32.0

5.5

2.0

1.0

2.0

0.667

0.714

0.700

Junior guard Blake Smith led the Eagles to a split in conference play with an impressive week. In the victory over Ohio Christian University, the junior poured in 32 points on 13-18 field goals (2-2 from deep) and 4-4 from the charity stripe. He added 5 rebounds, 2 steals, and 1 assist. Smith followed that up with a big game against #16 IU East. In that close contest, he poured in 32 points on 13-21 field goals (3-5 from deep) and 3-6 from the charity stripe. He added 6 rebounds, 2 steals, 2 blocks and 3 assists. For the week, he averaged 32 points (66.6% FG%; 71.4% 3FG; 70%FT), 5.5 rebounds, 2 assists, 2 steals, and 1 block per game.