Story by NAIA National Office
KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Carnilious Simmons of Dalton State (Ga.) has been named the NAIA Men’s Basketball National Player of the Week, the national office announced Tuesday. Simmons was chosen for his performances from January 8 – 14 and was selected out of a pool conference award winners.
NAIA Division I Men’s Basketball Player of the Week
Carnilious Simmons, Dalton State (Ga.)
6-7, Sr., F, Atlanta, Ga.
- In 74-65 victory against Blue Mountain (Miss.) on Jan. 9, Simmons tied for the NAIA season-high with 25 rebounds.
- Weekly Stats
- Averaged 23.0 points, 18.0 rebounds and 5.0 blocks in two victories
- Season high 25 points in win vs Blue Mountain (Miss.)
- Shot 48.6% from the field
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Nominees: Martavian Payne, Lindenwood-Belleville (Ill.); Arcuas Mcghee, Talladega (Ala.); Chris Vickers, LSU Alexandria (La.); Liam Hunt, Hope International (Calif.); Jared Samuelson, Rocky Mountain (Mont.); Quantice Hunter, Peru State (Neb.); Undra Mitchem, Life (Ga.); Julius Foster, Science & Arts (Okla.).
2017-18 Division I Men’s Basketball Composite Award Winners
Week 1 (Dec. 5): Isaac Edmondson, Bethel (Tenn.)
Week 2 (Dec. 12): Ridell Camidge, Oklahoma City
Week 3 (Jan. 2): Mike Johnson, Culver-Stockton (Mo.)
Week 4 (Jan. 9): Branden Jenkins, Texas Wesleyan
Week 5 (Jan. 16): Carnilious Simmons, Dalton State (Ga.)