Smith of Sewanee named SAA Men's Basketball Player of the Week

Smith of Sewanee named SAA Men's Basketball Player of the Week

ATLANTA (Nov. 26, 2018) – The Southern Athletic Association (SAA) has announced that Luke Smith of Sewanee has been named the SAA Men's Basketball Player of the Week.

The reigning SAA Newcomer of the Year averaged 22 points, seven rebounds, and seven assists in two games for the Tigers. Smith led Sewanee to a perfect 2-0 record. 

In the opening game for Sewanee, Smith scored 26 points and grabbed six rebounds. He also finished with eight assists and three steals. Four days later, Smith scored 18 points and grabbed eight rebounds in a road win at Belhaven. He also paced Sewanee with six assists and did not commit a turnover from his guard position.

For the season, Smith ranks second in points and assists in the SAA.

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