2018-19 NAIA Division I Basketball Player of the Week (February 5, 2019)

2018-19 NAIA Division I Basketball Player of the Week (February 5, 2019)

Kansas City, Mo. – Callum Lawson of Arizona Christian has been named the NAIA National Men's Basketball Division I Player of the Week, the national office announced Tuesday. Lawson was nominated for his performances during the week of Jan. 28 – Feb. 3 and was selected out of a pool of conference award winners.


Player of the Week

Callum Lawson, Arizona Christian

Sr., Forward, Coventry, England

  • Led the Firestorm to two wins over the course of the week, one against No. 4-ranked Vanguard (Calif.).
  • Weekly Stats:
    • Averaged 31 points per game in two contests.
    • Shot 69 percent from the floor and just shy of 43 percent from three-point range.
    • Recorded a career-high 37 points in a 96-90 win over San Diego Christian (Calif.).

Mike Johnson, Culver-Stockton (Mo.) ; Tonzell Handy, Tougaloo (Miss.) ; Pablo Hernandez, Missouri Baptist ; Jeff Garrett, LSU Shreveport (La.) ; Luke Layhew, Pikeville (Ky.) ; Austin Starr, Providence (Mont.) ; J.j. Culver, Wayland Baptist (Texas) ; Prince Mcdaniel, Stillman (Ala.)


2018-19 Division I Men’s Basketball Composite Award Winners

Week 1 (December 04): Jonathan Green, MidAmerica Nazarene (Kan.)

Week 2 (December 11): Dakota Quinn, MidAmerica Nazarene (Kan.)

Week 3 (January 01): Keith Phillips, William Jessup (Calif.)

Week 4 (January 08): Ravion Henry, Stillman (Ala.)

Week 5 (January 15): J.J. Culver, Wayland Baptist (Texas)

Week 6 (January 22): Malachi Hoosein, Vanguard (Calif.)

Week 7 (January 29): Jordan Brunkow, Grand View (Iowa)

Week 8 (February 06): Callum Lawson, Arizona Christian


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