WKU BASKETBALL | Tashia Brown Recognized by C-USA... Again!

02/26/2018 05:35 PM

Western Kentucky women’s basketball player Tashia Brown was named Conference USA’s Player of the Week on Monday afternoon.

It’s the fourth time this season she has been named C-USA’s Player of the Week, which matches a WKU program record for most Player of the Week honors by an “individual in a single season.”

Brown had a career-high 38 points in the Lady Toppers’ win over Charlotte on Friday night.

Brown is averaging 23.3 points per game, which is currently the second-best average of any WKU women’s basketball player in program history. Crystal Kelly averaged 24.1 points per game in 2006-2007.

Brown also is averaging 5.4 rebounds per game, 2.1 assists per game and 2.1 steals per game this season.

Andrew Chernoff

Andrew is a sports anchor and sports managing editor for Spectrum News. He covers sports all across the state of Kentucky for Sports Night, which airs weeknights at 6:30 and 10:30 on Spectrum News. Andrew was a sports anchor and reporter at KFDM/KBTV in Beaumont, Texas for four years before making the move back home to the Midwest. He is originally from Carmel, Indiana and majored in broadcast journalism and political science at Syracuse University.

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