Smith named athlete of weekUniversity of Wisconsin-Superior’s Jake Smith was named the WIAC Men’s Basketball Athlete of the Week
University of Wisconsin-Superior’s Jake Smith was named the WIAC Men’s Basketball Athlete of the Week for his performances against UW-Stout and UW-Platteville.
Smith, a freshman from Rhinelander, averaged 22.5 points and 8.5 rebounds in a pair of games during the week, including a 70-59 triumph over No. 16-ranked UW-Platteville.
Against the Pioneers, he poured in a game-high 23 points on eight-of-12 shooting from the field and grabbed a game-best seven rebounds, while also distributing three assists.
Earlier in the week at UW-Stout, he scored a team-high 22 points and hauled in 10 rebounds for his first double-double of the season.
Smith’s totals for the week included 17-of-25 shooting from the field and 10-of-11 from the free-throw line.