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NAIA Division II Men's Basketball National Player of the Week — No. 1

November 28, 2017
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KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Ryan Williams of Midland (Neb.) has been named the NAIA Division II Men’s Basketball National Player of the Week, the national office announced Tuesday. Williams was chosen for his performances from November 20 – 26 and was a selected out of a pool of conference award winners.

NAIA Division II Men’s Basketball National Player of the Week
Ryan Williams, Midland (Neb.)
So., F, Fremont, Neb.)

• Williams played a key role in a 3-0 week for Midland (Neb.) that included wins over then-No. 10 Dakota Wesleyan (S.D.) and then-No. 4 Bellevue (Neb.).
• Weekly Stats
   o 22.7 points, 7.7 rebounds and 2.0 assists per game
   o Tallied a week-high 26 points and 10 rebounds against Bellevue.
   o Finished the week 28-for-47 from the field (59.6 percent), including a 52.9 percent (9-for-17) success rate from beyond the arc.

For more information on NAIA Division II Men’s Basketball, click here.

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

Nominees: Sam Vander Sluis, Cornerstone (Mich.); Bishop Smith, Indiana East; Khalil Ozuna, Warner (Fla.); Aaron Levarity, Milligan (Tenn.); Michael Johnson, York (Neb.); Kevin Oberweiser, Jamestown (N.D.); Gage Ott, Bethel (Ind.); Aziz Leeks, College of Idaho; Jake Ludwig, Roosevelt (Ill.); Phil Randles, Cal Maritime.

2017-18 Division II Men’s Basketball Composite Award Winners
Week 1 (Nov. 28): Ryan Williams, Midland (Neb.)

Championship Information

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