KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Wes Stowers of Marian (Ind.) has been named the NAIA National Men's Basketball Division II Player of the Week, the national office announced Tuesday. Stowers was selected over a pool of nominated players based on his play from Feb. 11-17
NAIA Division II Men’s Basketball National Player of the Week
Wes Stowers, Marian (Ind.)
5-10, Sr., G; Indianapolis, Ind.
- Averaged over 30 points per game on the week, leading the Knights to a pair of upset wins. He poured in a career-high 36 points and dished out six assists in the upset win over then-No. 5 Indiana Wesleyan. In that same game, he scored nine points over the final four minutes to close out the game.
- Weekly Stats:
- 26 points, seven assists, three rebounds, one block in the win over then-No. 6 Mount Vernon Nazarene (Ohio).
- 36 points, six assists, two rebounds and two steals in the win over then-No. 5 Indiana Wesleyan.
- Averages: 31.0 points per game, 6.5 assists per game, 2.5 rebounds per game, 1.0 steals per game, 0.5 blocks per game.
Nominees: Quennel Francis, Southeastern (Fla.); Cameron Hunt, Southwestern (Kan.); Javari Albergottie, Voorhees (S.C.); Kenny Jackson, Dickinson State (N.D.); Dylan Phair, Indiana Tech; Blake Walsman, Cincinnati Christian (Ohio); Brandt Cochran, College of the Ozarks (Mo.); Nic Reed, Olivet Nazarene (Ill.); Jalen Jordan, Benedictine Mesa (Ariz.); Aaron Levarity, Milligan (Tenn.); Ty Hoglund, Dakota Wesleyan (S.D.); Mitchell Fink, Oregon Tech
2018-19 Division II Men's Basketball Composite Award Winners
Week 1 (November 28): Malik Martin, Midland (Neb.)
Week 2 (December 05): Cameron Hunt, Southwestern (Kan.)
Week 3 (December 12): Justin Martin, Multnomah (Ore.)
Week 4 (January 2): Justin Martin, Multnomah (Ore.)
Week 5 (January 8): Jay Wolfe, Briar Cliff (Iowa)
Week 6 (January 15): Jordan Murdock, Friends (Kan.)
Week 7 (January 22): Sam Vander Sluis, Cornerstone (Mich.)
Week 8 (January 29): Cameron Hunt, Southwestern (Kan.)
Week 9 (February 05): Demarkus Stuckey, Goshen (Ind.)
Week 10 (February 13): Kyle Mangas, Indiana Wesleyan
Week 11 (February 20): Wes Stowers, Marian (Ind.)
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