Advocate staff photo by HILARY SCHEINUK -- LSU's Jarell Martin drives past the College of Charleston's Terrance O'Donohue on Monday in the Pete Maravich Assembly Center. Martin had 18 points, nine rebounds and three assists in LSU's 71-47 win.

About the time he was involved in a minor car accident Monday afternoon, LSU forward Jarell Martin was named a co-winner of the Louisiana Sports Writers Association’s player of the week award.

Martin, a 6-foot-10 sophomore from Madison Prep, was honored along with Louisiana-Monroe forward Tylor Ongwae after they combined for three 25-point performances.

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