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NAIA Division II Men's Basketball National Player of the Week No. 2

December 05, 2017
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KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Derek Hinen of Saint Francis (Ind.) has been named the NAIA Division II Men’s Basketball National Player of the Week, the national office announced Tuesday. Hinen was chosen for his performances from November 27 – December 3 and was selected out of a pool of conference award winners.

NAIA Division II Men’s Basketball National Player of the Week
Derek Hinen, Saint Francis (Ind.)
6-3, Sr., G, Columbia City, Ind.

• Hinen played a key role in a 2-0 week for Saint Francis, including draining a buzzer-beating, game-winner in the Cougars’ 98-97 victory over Marian (Ind.) on November 28. (Buzzer-Beater Video)
• Weekly Stats
   o Career-high 35 points in win over the Knights.
   o Averaged 29.5 points, 7.0 assists, 2.5 rebounds and 1.0 steals.
   o Shot 63.3 percent (19-of-30) from the field and 54.5 percent (6-for-11) from beyond the arc.
   o Converted 15-of-17 free throws (88.2 percent).

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

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

Nominees: Kyle Steigenga, Cornerstone (Mich.); Tyler Borchers, Morningside (Iowa); Gorg Alhag, Mayville State (N.D.); Quincy Washington, Allen (S.C.); Cameron Hunt, Southwestern (Kan.); Kendrik Gannon, Benedictine Mesa (Ariz.); Ryan Atkins, Southeastern (Fla.); Michael Scott, WVU Tech; Rashad Richardson, Indiana Northwest; Ben Desaulnier, Southern Oregon; Devin Harrison, Calumet (Ind.).

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.)

Championship Information

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