2018-19 NAIA Division I Basketball Player of the Week (January 15, 2019)

2018-19 NAIA Division I Basketball Player of the Week (January 15, 2019)

Kansas City, Mo. – J.J. Culver of Wayland Baptist (Texas) has been named the NAIA National Men's Basketball Division I Player of the Week, the national office announced Tuesday. Culver was nominated for his performances during the week of Jan. 7 – 13 and was selected out of a pool of conference award winners.


Player of the Week

J.J. Culver, Wayland Baptist

Jr., Guard, Lubbock, Texas

  • Scored game-winning layup against Southwestern Christian (Okla.) and final six points in a 76-75 upset over No. 12 Oklahoma City.
  • Weekly Stats:
    • 52 points in two games (26 per game).
    • Shot 55 percent from the floor and 79 percent from the free throw line

Victor Dukes, Central Baptist (Ark.) ; Josh Harris, Southwest (N.M.) ; Tonzell Handy, Tougaloo (Miss.) ; Jayvian Delacruz, Pikeville (Ky.) ; Mike Johnson, Culver-Stockton (Mo.) ; Zach Wrightsil, Loyola (La.) ; Match Burnham, Carroll (Mont.) ; Keith Phillips, William Jessup (Calif.)


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)


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