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NAIA Division II Men's Basketball National Player of the Week No. 5


KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Haylen Washington of Coastal Georgia has been named the NAIA Division II Men’s Basketball National Player of the Week, the national office announced Tuesday. Washington was chosen for his performances from January 1 – 7 and was selected out of a pool of conference award winners.

NAIA Division II Men’s Basketball National Player of the Week
Haylen Washington, Coastal Georgia
6-5, F, Sr., Milton, Fla.

• Washington averaged 30.3 and 10 rebounds in a 3-0 week for the Mariners that included a 76-74 victory over then-No. 13 Dalton State (Ga.) and a 118-111 win over then-No. 7 Southeastern (Fla.).
• Weekly Stats
   o Averaged 30.3 points, 10.0 rebounds, 1.7 assists and 1.3 steals.
   o Tallied a week-high 34 points against Southeastern
   o Shot 54.4 percent (31-of-57) from the field and 50 percent (7-for-14) from 3-point range.

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For a complete listing of all national statistical leaders, click here.

Nominees: Taylor Boley, Judson (Ill.); Joshua Reynolds, Madonna (Mich.); Julian Winton, Tabor (Kan.); Collin Malcolm, Warner Pacific (Ore.); Paul Marandet, Spring Arbor (Mich.); Ryan Haywood, UC Merced; Jalen Hearn, Ohio Christian; Nathan Wedel, Northwestern (Iowa); Dwight Sanders, Reinhardt (Ga.); Kevin Oberweiser, Jamestown (N.D.); Rafeal Adams, Stillman (Ala.); Nakia Hendricks, Haskell (Kan.).

2017-18 Division II Men’s Basketball Composite Award Winners
Week 1 (Nov. 28): Ryan Williams, Midland (Neb.)
Week 2 (Dec. 5): Derek Hinen, Saint Francis (Ind.)
Week 3 (Dec. 12): Nathan Wedel, Northwestern (Iowa)
Week 4 (Jan. 2): Clay Reimers, Concordia (Neb.)
Week 5 (Jan. 9): Haylen Washington, Coastal Georgia

Championship Information

NAIA DII Men's Basketball Championship
Sports Rules - Basketball DII (M)
Official Merchandise-DIIMBB