Kansas City, Mo. – Malachi Hoosein of Vanguard (Calif.) has been named the NAIA National Men's Basketball Division I Player of the Week, the national office announced Tuesday. Hoosein was nominated for his performances during the week of Jan. 14-20 and was selected out of a pool of conference award winners.
Player of the Week
Malachi Hoosein, Vanguard (Calif.)
Sr., Guard, Norwalk, Calif.
- Moved into seventh all-time in Vanguard scoring history and became leading three-point shooter with 215 career threes.
- Weekly Stats:
- Shot over 56 percent from behind the arc in two games
- Two double-doubles with 10 rebounds in each game of the week
- Led Lions from three-point range in wins over No. 5 The Master’s (Calif.) and No. 19 Hope International (Calif.)
Nominees: Tim Coleman, LSU Shreveport (La.) ; Tonzell Handy, Tougaloo (Miss.) ; Breiman Alexander, Oklahoma Panhandle State ; Nate Rigmaiden, Harris-Stowe State (Mo.) ; Lyle Hexom, Peru State (Neb.) ; Cedric Boone, Montana Western ; Ravion Henry, Stillman (Ala.) ; Deven Dorsett, Life (Ga.)
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)
Week 6 (January 23): Malachi Hoosein, Vanguard (Calif.)
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