By Jed Flemming, Athletic Communications and Media Intern
KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Jordan Murdock of Friends (Kan.) has been named the NAIA Division II Men’s Basketball National Player of the Week, the national office announced Tuesday. Murdock was chosen for his performances from January 29 – February 5 and was selected out of a pool of conference award winners.
NAIA Division II Men’s Basketball National Player of the Week
Jordan Murdock, Friends (Kan.)
6-5, Jr., G/F, Wichita, Kan.
• Murdock leads the NAIA in points with 30 per-game and also leads in rebounds with 10.9 per-game.
• Against McPherson (Kan.), Murdock scored a career-high 45 points.
• Weekly Stats
o Averaged 40.0 points, 13.0 rebounds, and 3.5 assists.
o Shot 63 percent (10-of-16) from 3-point range.
o Converted 20-of-24 free throws.
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For a complete listing of all national statistical leaders, click here.
Nominees: Nic Reed, Olivet Nazarene (Ill.) ; Bj Shelton, Bellevue (Neb.) ; Darren Groves, Indiana Tech ; Aaron Levarity, Milligan (Tenn.) ; Bryce Lienhoop, Saint Francis (Ind.) ; Michael Loomis, Northwest Christian (Ore.) ; Raheem Bowman, St. Thomas (Fla.) ; Trenton Thompson, Asbury (Ky.) ; Colton Kooima, Northwestern (Iowa) ; Andrew Romero Iii, Johnson & Wales (Colo.) ; Mike Meserole, Cal Maritime
2017-18 Division II Men's Basketball Composite Award Winners
Week 1 (November 29): Ryan Williams, Midland (Neb.)
Week 2 (December 06): Derek Hinen, Saint Francis (Ind.)
Week 3 (December 13): Nathan Wedel, Northwestern (Iowa)
Week 4 (January 03): Clay Reimers, Concordia (Neb.)
Week 5 (January 10): Haylen Washington, Coastal Georgia
Week 6 (January 17): Michael Loomis, Northwest Christian (Ore.)
Week 7 (January 24): Nic Reed, Olivet Nazarene (Ill.)
Week 8 (January 31): Osandai Vaughn, Webber International (Fla.)
Week 9 (February 07): Jordan Murdock, Friends (Kan.)