Kansas City, Mo. – J.J. Culver of Wayland Baptist (Texas) has been named the NAIA National Men's Basketball Division I Player of the Week, the national office announced Tuesday. Culver was nominated for his performances during the week of Jan. 7 – 13 and was selected out of a pool of conference award winners.
Player of the Week
J.J. Culver, Wayland Baptist
Jr., Guard, Lubbock, Texas
- Scored game-winning layup against Southwestern Christian (Okla.) and final six points in a 76-75 upset over No. 12 Oklahoma City.
- Weekly Stats:
- 52 points in two games (26 per game).
- Shot 55 percent from the floor and 79 percent from the free throw line
Nominees: Victor Dukes, Central Baptist (Ark.) ; Josh Harris, Southwest (N.M.) ; Tonzell Handy, Tougaloo (Miss.) ; Jayvian Delacruz, Pikeville (Ky.) ; Mike Johnson, Culver-Stockton (Mo.) ; Zach Wrightsil, Loyola (La.) ; Match Burnham, Carroll (Mont.) ; Keith Phillips, William Jessup (Calif.)
2018-19 Division I Men’s Basketball Composite Award Winners
Week 1 (December 05): Jonathan Green, MidAmerica Nazarene (Kan.)
Week 2 (December 12): Dakota Quinn, MidAmerica Nazarene (Kan.)
Week 3 (January 02): Keith Phillips, William Jessup (Calif.)
Week 4 (January 09): Ravion Henry, Stillman (Ala.)
Week 5 (January 16): J.J. Culver, Wayland Baptist (Texas)
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