By: Spencer Scheve, Athletics Communications and Media Intern
KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Nic Reed of Olivet Nazarene (Ill.) has been named the final NAIA Division II Men's Basketball National Player of the Week, the national office announced Tuesday. Reed was selected for his play during the week of Feb.13 – 19 and was chosen out of the conference and Association of Independent Institutions award winners.
Division II Men’s Basketball Player of the Week
Nic Reed, Olivet Nazarene (Ill.)
6-5, Fr., F, New Albany, Ind.
• Reed posted 65 points, while leading the Tigers to two victories.
• Recorded a career-high 34 points, eight rebounds and two assists in a win over St. Francis (Ill.), 94-85.
• Posted a team-high 31 points, six rebounds and two assists in a victory over Holy Cross (Ind.), 88-79.
• Reed leads the Chicagoland Collegiate Athletic Conference in scoring (641) and is ranked No. 9 in the NAIA in points per game (22.1).
• Averaged 32.5 points, 7.0 rebounds and 2.0 assists throughout the week.
For a complete list of all the Division II Men’s Basketball statistical leaders, click here.
For the complete NAIA Player of the Week calendar, click here.
Nominees: Lance Carter, Tabor (Kan.); Falmata Tula, Waldorf (Iowa); Nick Gamble, Davenport (Mich.); Titus Gary, St. Andrews (N.C.); Elisha Boone, WVU Tech; Seth Erickson, Oregon Tech; Diamontae Mckinley, Midland (Neb.); Warren Hall, Warner (Fla.); Lane Mahurin, Indiana Wesleyan; Kwuan Geurrero, Pacific Union (Calif.)
2016-17 Division II Men's Basketball Composite Award Winners
Week 1 (November 30): Warren Hall, Warner (Fla.)
Week 2 (December 7): Grant Greenberg, Saint Mary (Kan.)
Week 3 (December 14): Daniel Woll, Huntington (Ind.)
Week 4 (January 4): Warren Hall, Warner (Fla.)
Week 5 (January 11): Grant Greenberg, Saint Mary (Kan.)
Week 6 (January 18): Lane Mahurin, Indiana Wesleyan
Week 7 (January 25): Jay Mayernik, Northwest Christian (Ore.)
Week 8 (February 1): Bryan Beard, Oregon Tech
Week 9 (February 8): Warren Hall, Warner (Fla.)
Week 10 (February 15): Colton Kooima, Northwestern (Iowa)
Week 11 (February 22): Nic Reed, Olivet Nazarene (Ill.)