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.