Rio’s Tadic claims weekly RSC award


By Randy Payton - For Ohio Valley Publishing



MIDDLETOWN, Ohio — A pair of 20-point games secured River States Conference Men’s Basketball Player of the Week for University of Rio Grande guard Miki Tadic.

The award, which is for his play Dec. 27-Jan. 2, was announced Monday night by league officials.

Tadic, a sophomore from The Netherlands, averaged 24.5 points and 5.5 rebounds per game in a 2-0 week for the RedStorm. He shot 47 percent from the field and 48 percent from long range, drained 13 3-pointers over the course of the two victories.

Tadic started out with six treys and 24 points in a 59-52 win at (RV) Pikeville (Ky.), before finishing off the week with another seven 3-pointers and 25 points in a 77-64 victory over Miami-Hamilton.

Rio Grande (8-8 overall, 3-2 RSC) will host Midway (Ky.) on Thursday night.

By Randy Payton

For Ohio Valley Publishing

Randy Payton is the Sports Information Director for the University of Rio Grande.

Randy Payton is the Sports Information Director for the University of Rio Grande.