By Spencer Scheve, Athletics Communications and Media Intern
KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Zach Hinton of Rocky Mountain (Mont.) has been named the NAIA Division I Men's Basketball National Player of the Week, the national office announced Tuesday. Hinton was selected for his play during the week of Feb. 6 - 12 and was chosen out of the conference and Association of Independent Institutions award winners.
Division I Men’s Basketball Player of the Week
Zach Hinton, Rocky Mountain (Mont.)
6-6, Sr., F, Los Angeles, Calif.
• Recorded 10 points, seven rebounds and one block against then-No. 8 Carroll (Mont.).
• Posted 23 points, 14 rebounds and one block in an 80-72 victory over then-No. 13 Montana Western.
• Posted a double-double against Montana Western.
• Averaged 16.5 points, 10.5 rebounds and 1.0 blocks during the week.
For a complete list of all the Division I Men’s Basketball statistical leaders, click here.
For the complete NAIA Player of the Week calendar, click here.
Nominees: Joe Jackson, Our Lady of the Lake (Texas); Xavielle Brown, Park (Mo.); Andrew Rogan, Bethel (Tenn.); Brandon Eboigbodin, Peru State (Neb.); Darrion Leslie, Pikeville (Ky.); Christopher Ward, Philander Smith (Ark.); Josh Smith, Hope International (Calif.); Isaak Rowe, SAGU (Texas)
2016-17 Division I Men's Basketball Composite Award Winners
Week 1 (December 6): George Page, Wiley (Texas)
Week 2 (December 13): Shyke Smalls, Montana Western
Week 3 (January 3): Di'mar Hill, Faulkner (Ala.)
Week 4 (January 10): Joshua Simmons, Southwestern Christian (Okla.)
Week 5 (January 17): Ricardo Artis, Wiley (Texas)
Week 6 (January 24): Rashad Brackeen, Peru State (Neb.)
Week 7 (January 31): Lou Dunbar, Oklahoma City
Week 8 (February 7): Gilbert Talbot, LSU Alexandria
Week 9 (February 14): Zach Hinton, Rocky Mountain (Mont.)