Tyree Appleby Selected As The Horizon League Men’s Basketball Freshman of the Week

*** The following is a press release from Cleveland State University Athletics

CLEVELAND, Ohio– Tyree Appleby (Jacksonville, Ark./Jacksonville) has been selected as the Horizon League Men’s Basketball Freshman of the Week for his performance in Cleveland State’s two games last week.

It is the first career honor for Appleby.

Appleby averaged  10.0 points, 2.5 rebounds, 3.5 assists and 1.5 steals in two games last week, while shooting .562 (9-16) from the floor.

In Wednesday’s win over Arkansas State, Appleby scored seven points and dished out a career-high seven assists. He also added two rebounds and two steals. On Saturday at Kent State, Appleby poured in 13 points, hitting 6-of-10 from the field, add added three rebounds and a steal.

Through seven games this year, Appleby is averaging 9.9 points. He ranks 15th in the League in assists (2.7) and 13th in steals (1.4).

The Vikings are back in action for two games this week, traveling to Western Michigan for a 7:00 pm contest on Wednesday (Dec. 6) and returning home to host Notre Dame (OH) on Sunday (Dec. 10) at 2:00 pm.

About the Author

Vince McKee
Vince McKee is a growing force in the sports literary world. He has written seven books on Cleveland Sports. They have all helped to build his credibility as a top-notch chronicler of the impact of Ohio sports. Vince has done freelance work as the MMA correspondent for InscriberMag: Digital Magazine as well as a Beat Reporter for the Cleveland Plain Dealer & The Medina Gazette. His work has been featured on Drennan Live, SLAM Magazine, The Magic 105.7 Morning show, ESPN radio and over 25 local papers, tv stations and radio programs. Despite his personal connection with Bill Belichick, one of the worst moments of Vince’s young life was watching his beloved Browns leave town only weeks after the Indians lost the World Series in 1995. Vince is a life long Cleveland sports fan and enjoys spending lots of time with his wife Emily and daughter Maggie.

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