Southeast Missouri State's Stone earns OVC men's basketball player of the week

Wednesday, January 2, 2013

Southeast Missouri State junior forward Tyler Stone was named the College Sports Madness Ohio Valley Conference player of the week Monday.

Stone scored a game-high 23 points to lead Southeast to a 65-60 come-from-behind home win over Tennessee-Martin in Saturday's OVC opener.

Stone, who hit 9 of 15 field-goal attempts and grabbed nine rebounds, scored seven straight Southeast points late in the game to break a 56-56 tie.

Stone has scored double figures in 14 straight games. He is the OVC's third-leading scorer and rebounder with averages of 17.7 points and 8.6 boards.

-- From staff report

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