Here is a look at how some of the local men's basketball players are doing in college.
- Juniors Tyshwan Edmondson and Josh Terry, of the Austin Peay State University men’s basketball team were named the Ohio Valley Conference co-Newcomers of the Week, the league office announced. The pair of junior-college transfers led the Govs in a 64-61 win at St. Louis, Friday, in non-conference action. Terry (Henderson County) finished with 18 points, including a 4-for-4 effort at the free-throw line. The Three Rivers product did not miss a shot in the first half, and scored 10 points in the final stanza. Edmondson (UHA), meanwhile, also had 10 second-half points en route to a 17-point APSU debut. The Midland College transfer scored six straight points to spark the Govs comeback run.
- Sophomore Corey Wilford (Christian County) had 14 points Monday to lead Conners State JC (Okla.) to a 76-63 win over Southern Nazarine. Conners State is 7-0, and Wilford is averaging 25.0 points a game to lead Conners State this season.
- A couple of former crosstown rivals have helped Shawnee Community College to a 4-0 start. sophomore DaQuan Murden (Christian County) is averaging 7.6 points a game, while Leon Swope (Hopkinsville) is scoring 2.5 points a game.
- DaQuan Brown had two points and three rebounds in 19 minutes of action for Drury University in their 88-69 win over Upper Iowa. Brown, a former University Heights Academy standout, transferred to the Division II school from Southeastern Illinois College after two seasons there.
- Freshman Shaquille Wilson (Christian County) is scoring four points a game for Wabash Valley College in Illinois. Wabash Valley is off to a 4-0 start.
- C.J. Trotter (Christian County) scored 21 points to lead the University of Southern Indiana to a 90-68 win over McKendree College Tuesday night in Evansville. Trotter, a senior, is averaging 13.3 points a game for the Eagles.
- Tennessee senior Scotty Hopson (University Heights Academy) scored 18 points and grabbed five rebounds to help lead the 24th ranked Volunteers to an 85-76 win over Belmont Tuesday night in Knoxville. The Vols are off to a 2-0 start.