NAIA Division II Men's Basketball National Player of the Week ? No. 8

NAIA Division II Men's Basketball National Player of the Week ? No. 8

KANSAS CITY, Mo. –  Cameron Hunt of Southwestern (Kan.) has been named the NAIA National Men's Basketball Div. II Player of the Week, the national office announced Tuesday. Hunt was selected over a pool of nominated players based on his play from Jan. 21-27.


NAIA Division II Men’s Basketball National Player of the Week


Cameron Hunt, Southwestern (Kan.)

6-5 SR G; Duncanville, Texas


  • Cameron Hunt had an exceptional week all-around, helping the Builders go 3-0. He became Southwestern's all-time leading scorer with his 30-point effort at Kansas Wesleyan. Hunt followed up that performance with a 40-point game in under 25 minutes in the team's blowout win vs. McPherson (Kan.), going 6-6 from 3-point range. In the team's 84-82 overtime win over Friends (Kan.), Hunt hit the buzzer-beating shot in OT to win the game. He also hit the game-tying shot in regulation to force overtime with just over 20 seconds remaining.  
    • 30 points, 7 assists in win over Kansas Wesleyan
    • 40 points, 5 rebounds, 5 assists in win over McPherson (Kan.)
    • 39 points, 6 assists in win over Friends (Kan.)



Nominees:  Demetrius Knox, Morris (S.C.); Gorg Alhag, Mayville State (N.D.); Demetrius Richardson, Allen (S.C.); Ty Searles, Lawrence Tech (Mich.); Nick Johnson, Embry-Riddle (Ariz.); Ethan Davidson, College of the Ozarks (Mo.); Tyler Borchers, Morningside (Iowa); Paul Marandet, Spring Arbor (Mich.); Trae Graham, Warner (Fla.); Seth Erickson, Oregon Tech; Shane Maple, Governors State (Ill.); Trequan Spivey, IU-Kokomo (Ind.)


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.)


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Championship Information

NAIA DII Men's Basketball Championship

March 11-17, 2020
Sioux Falls, S.D.