Covington named GCAC Player of the Week

Tue, 01/30/2007 (All day)

Jan 10, 2007

HATTIESBURG, Miss. -- Spring Hill junior Cash Covington was named Gulf Coast Athletic Conference Player of the Week, announced Wednesday.

Covington, a native of Eureka Springs, Ark., led the Badgers in defeating GCAC opponents LSU-Shreveport and Tougaloo College. The Badgers defeated No. 5 LSUS, 85-83, with Covington noting a double-double with 11 points and 10 rebounds. Against Tougaloo, Covington shot for 25 points, including 9-of-14 from the field, and posted nine rebounds.

On the season, Covington leads the Badgers with 20.9 points per game and 8.5 rebounds per game. He has a .500 shooting percentage and shoots 79.2 percent from the charity stripe.

Covington, a 6'7" forward, is the son of Kenneth and Laura Covington. He is majoring in accounting.