Murray State grad Stark receives OVC honor

Murray State senior basketball guard Jonathan Stark has been selected as the Ohio Valley Conference Male Athlete of the Year for 2017-18 in voting by the league’s athletics directors and sports information directors.

Stark was named OVC Player of the Year and OVC Tournament MVP in leading the Racers to a 26-6 overall record, 16-2 League mark and first NCAA Tournament appearance since 2012.

He averaged 21.4 points per game and was ranked 19th nationally in that category. Stark will receive his award at the League’s annual Honors Brunch on June 1st in Nashville.