KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Kyle Mangas of Indiana Wesleyan has been named the NAIA National Men's Basketball Div. II Player of the Week, the national office announced Tuesday. Mangas was selected over a pool of nominated players based on his play from Feb. 4-10
NAIA Division II Men’s Basketball National Player of the Week
Kyle Mangas, Indiana Wesleyan
6-3 So. G; Warsaw, Ind.
- Mangas led the Wildcats to a pair of conference wins this week, averaging nearly 30 points per game. He scored 20 points against Taylor (Ind.), with 16 of those points coming in the second half, helping the Wildcats erase a halftime deficit, turning it into a win. In the second game of the week, Mangas scored 20 points in the first 10 minutes of the second half against Huntington, setting up the Wildcats six-point victory.
- Weekly Stats:
- 20 points, seven rebounds, four assists, one steal and one block in the win over Taylor (Ind.), 87-72.
- 38 points, eight rebounds, two assists in the 104-98, win over Huntington (Ind.).
- Averages: 29.0 points per game, 7.5 rebounds per game, 3.0 assists per game, 56.1-percent (23-of-41) from the field, 53.3-percent (8-of-15) from the 3-point line.
Nominees: Willis Mackey, Jr., University of Northwestern Ohi; Jamie Johnson, Indiana Southeast (Ind.); Denzel Famble, Voorhees (S.C.); Alex Brooks, Voorhees (S.C.); Antoine Joe, St. Thomas (Fla.); K.j. Duronslet, Union (Ky.); Ryan Haywood, UC Merced; Quadre Lollis, Presentation (S.D.); Garrett Franken, Dordt (Iowa); John Kerr, St. Ambrose (Iowa); Jordan Murdock, Friends (Kan.); Aj Hodges, Corban (Ore.); Heath Carmichael, College of the Ozarks (Mo.)
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
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