By: Chad Waller, Director of Communications & Sports Information
KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Jahseth Lloyd of Science & Arts (Okla.) has been named the NAIA National Division I Men’s Basketball Player of the Week, the national office announced Tuesday. Lloyd was selected based on his performances from Feb. 3 – Feb. 9 and was chosen out of a pool of conference and independent award winners.
Lloyd, a 6-foot-7 senior forward, set a personal-high in single-game points and rebounds as the Drovers went 2-0 last week. In the 88-80 upset over No. 4 SAGU (Texas) on Feb. 6, the native of Brooklyn, N.Y., notched his fourth double-double of the year with 20 points and 12 boards. He also shot 85.7 percent (6-of-7) from the field. Two days later, he finished with a career-high 30 points and 15 rebounds in the 86-81 victory over Northwood (Texas). Lloyd chipped in six blocks. On the week, he averaged 25.0 points, 13.5 rebounds and 4.0 blocks and shot 73.9 percent (17-of-23) from the floor.
In Division I statistical rankings, Lloyd stands 35th in total blocks (25).
For a complete list of all the national statistical leaders, click here.
The next NAIA National Division I Men’s Basketball Player of the Week will be announced on Feb. 18. For the complete Player of the Week calendar, click here.
Nominees: Eric Gaines, Campbellsville (Ky.); Jacob Lloyd, Harris-Stowe State (Mo.); Cordaryl Campbell, Tougaloo (Miss.); Deric Dudley, St. Thomas (Texas); Jalen Jarrett, Culver-Stockton (Mo.); Alfie Miller, Montana State-Northern; Malcolm Lemmons, Cal State San Marcos; Reggie Burke, Coastal Georgia; Talib Uqdah, Arizona Christian; Brandon Burgraff, West Virginia Tech.
2013-14 Division I Men’s Basketball Players of the Week
Week 1 (Jan. 7): Dominique Rambo, SAGU (Texas)
Week 2 (Jan. 14): Phillip Miller, Wiley (Texas)
Week 3 (Jan. 21): Cameron Lewis, Fisk (Tenn.)
Week 4 (Jan. 28): William Nelson, LSU Shreveport (La.)
Week 5 (Feb. 4): Preston Wynne, Vanguard (Calif.)
Week 6 (Feb. 11): Jahseth Lloyd, Science & Arts (Okla.)