KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Malik Martin of Midland (Neb.) has been named the NAIA National Men's Basketball Div II Player of the Week, the National office announced Tuesday. Martin was selected over a pool of nominated players based on his play from Nov. 19-25.
NAIA Division II Men’s Basketball National Player of the Week
Malik Martin, Midland (Neb.)
6-2 FR G; Dallas, Texas
- Martin, a freshman from Dallas, Texas, went for 50 points (most in the NAIA-DII this season) off of a 20-23 shooting night against No. 14 Bellevue (Neb.) on Sunday. He was perfect from long range with 8 three-pointers. On Saturday he scored 16 points. For the week he averaged 33 points, shooting 77.8%.
- 50 points on 20-23 shooting against Bellevue
- Averages in two games: 33 points, 3.5 rebounds, 1.5 assists
- Shot 77.8% from the field for the week
Nominees: Darren Groves, Indiana Tech; Trevion Crews, Bethel (Ind.); K.J. Duronslet, Union (Ky.); Earl Russell, Rio Grande (Ohio); Therence Mayimba, Washington Adventist (Md.); Jordan Mitchell, Benedictine Mesa (Ariz.); Gianpaola Riccio, Ave Maria (Fla.); Quadre Lollis, Presentation (S.D.); Jordan Murdock, Friends (Kan.); Storm Cook, Holy Cross (Ind.); Tristen Holmes, Southern Oregon
2018-19 Division II Men's Basketball Composite Award Winners
Week 1 (November 28): Malik Martin, Midland (Neb.)