MOREHEAD, Ky. – Morehead State junior forward Kenneth Faried earned his fourth Ohio Valley Conference men's basketball Player of the Week honor. It was also is the third time this January and the second consecutive week he’s earned the award.
Faried scored 20-plus points twice and pulled down 16 rebounds in two games last week to record two double-doubles. He led the Eagles to two victories, including one at arch-rival EKU, and extending their winning streak to 10 games. He scored 23 points and pulled down 16 rebounds against SIUE. He had four blocks and two steals versus the Cougars and shot 60 percent from the field. He scored 20 at EKU and pulled down another 16 rebounds. He shot 72.7 percent from the field and had two assists.
Morehead State travels to Tennessee Thursday to face Tennessee State in Nashville at 8:30 p.m. ET and Austin Peay on Saturday at 8:30 p.m. ET.