BRENTWOOD, Tenn. – SIUE freshman guard Cameron Williams (St. Louis) has earned selection as the Ohio Valley Conference men's basketball co-Freshman of the Week after helping SIUE to a 1-1 start to OVC play.
Williams enjoyed his best night as a collegiate player in leading SIUE to an OVC-season opening win over Southeast Missouri Thursday. He scored a career-high 27 points on 10-of-12 shooting from the field. He was 4-6 from three-point range and drained all three of his free throw attempts.
The product of Hazelwood Central High School, added 18 points in Saturday's overtime loss at EIU. He added five rebounds and again knocked down all three free throws.
The award is the first weekly award of Williams' career and the first award for the Cougars this season. Williams shared the award with Murray State's K.J. Williams.
The Cougars continue OVC play this week when they travel to Tennessee Tech and Jacksonville State for games Thursday and Saturday, respectively.