Former JHS standout Ben Harvey named OVC Freshman of the Week

Jonesboro native Ben Harvey named OVC Freshman of the Week

CHARLESTON, IL (KAIT) - A former Jonesboro High standout was honored Monday after two stellar outings.

Ben Harvey was named the Ohio Valley Conference Freshman of the Week. He dropped a season high 29 points Saturday in a Eastern Illinois loss to Southeast Missouri. Harvey preceded that performance with 15 points & 4 rebounds Thursday in a win over SIU-Edwardsville.

Harvey is averaging 10.3 points, 4.0 rebounds, and 1.0 assist per game for the 14-13 Panthers. EIU will face Belmont Thursday at 7:00pm in Nashville.

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