By Spencer Scheve, Athletics Communications and Media Intern
KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Trey Mitchell of William Woods (Mo.) has been named the final NAIA Division I Men's Basketball National Player of the Week of the 2016-17 season, the national office announced Tuesday. Mitchell was selected for his play during the week of Feb. 20 - 26 and was chosen out of the conference and Association of Independent Institutions award winners.
Division I Men’s Basketball Player of the Week
Trey Mitchell, William Woods (Mo.)
6-5, Sr., G, Chicago, Ill.
• Mitchell posted 31 points, while leading the Owls to a 65-57 victory over then-No. 3 Columbia (Mo.).
• This was the second win over Columbia in program history.
• Mitchell’s 31 points was third-most points in a single game in program history.
•.He was 11-for-20 (55 percent) from the floor in the contest, while 20 of Mitchell's 31 points came in the second half.
• Recorded 31 points, four assists and one steal in 36 minutes of play against the Cougars.
For a complete list of all the Division I Men’s Basketball statistical leaders, click here.
For the complete NAIA Player of the Week calendar, click here.
Nominees: Kennard Robinson, St. Thomas (Texas); Dom Robinson, Montana Western; Keyunta Watkins, SAGU (Texas); Nic Brown, Lindsey Wilson (Ky.); Andravious Smith, Tougaloo (Miss.); Cole Adair, Central Methodist (Mo.); Kieston Standfield, Middle Georgia State; Josh Smith, Hope International (Calif.)
2016-17 Division I Men's Basketball Composite Award Winners
Week 1 (December 7): George Page, Wiley (Texas)
Week 2 (December 14): Shyke Smalls, Montana Western
Week 3 (January 4): Di'mar Hill, Faulkner (Ala.)
Week 4 (January 11): Joshua Simmons, Southwestern Christian (Okla.)
Week 5 (January 18): Ricardo Artis, Wiley (Texas)
Week 6 (January 25): Rashad Brackeen, Peru State (Neb.)
Week 7 (February 1): Lou Dunbar, Oklahoma City
Week 8 (February 8): Gilbert Talbot, LSU Alexandria
Week 9 (February 15): Zach Hinton, Rocky Mountain (Mont.)
Week 10 (February 22): Torren Jones, William Penn (Iowa)
Week 11 (March 1): Trey Mitchell, William Woods (Mo.)