RELEASE FROM THE MID-EASTERN ATHLETIC CONFERENCE:
Smith, Hill Earn
MEAC Weekly Honors
NORFOLK, Va.- Jyles Smith was named the
Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference men's basketball Player of the Week and
teammate Jeremiah Hill earned Rookie of the Week honors.
Smith (F, 6-9, 250,
Sr., Fairburn, Ga.) collected 18 total points with 33 rebounds, nine blocks and
two steals in a pair of conference wins against Maryland E. Shore and Coppin
State. Smith recorded a double-double of 14 points and a career-high 20
rebounds, shooting perfectly from the field (6-of-6), in the victory over
CSU. He also hauled down 13 boards, with six blocks and two steals
Hill (G, 6-1, 175,
Fr., Richmond Hill, Ga.) scored 33 points in back-to-back wins last
week. Against Maryland Eastern Shore, he scored a career-high 17 points,
hitting 50-percent from long-rang (3-of-6), and collected two rebounds.
He also hit 6-of-8 from the field, for 16 points, with two rebounds and one
block in the win over Coppin State.