Speedy Earns C-USA, LSWA Player of the Week Honors

Kenneth 'Speedy' Smith
Feb. 2, 2015

RUSTON - Kenneth Smith recorded double-doubles in victories over WKU and Marshall which earned him Conference USA and Louisiana Sports Writer's Association Player of the Week honors announced Monday.

On Thursday night in the 69-56 win against the Hilltoppers, the senior point guard dished out a season-high 12 assists while also scoring 11 points.

Smith turned around on Saturday evening and nearly notched a triple-double with matching the same assist total to go along with 12 points and a season-high eight rebounds in an 81-57 win over the Thundering Herd.

The St. Petersburg, Fla. native also combined for four steals while anchoring a defense that forced WKU into 16 turnovers and Marshall into 23 turnovers.

It marked Speedy's first C-USA Player of the Week honor of the season and the second of his career, chosen by a vote from a media panel representing the 14 member schools.. He is also the third Bulldog to receive this award this season.

He shared the LSWA Player of the Week honor with Louisiana-Lafayette's Shawn Long as voted on by an LSWA panel.




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