NAIA Division II Men's Basketball National Player of the Week ? No. 9

NAIA Division II Men's Basketball National Player of the Week ? No. 9

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Demarkus Stuckey of Goshen (Ind.) has been named the NAIA National Men's Basketball Div. II Player of the Week, the national office announced Tuesday. Stuckey was selected over a pool of nominated players based on his play from Jan. 28 – Feb. 3.


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

Demarkus Stuckey, Goshen (Ind.)

5-11 Jr. G; Saginaw, Mich.


  • Demarkus was outstanding this week, averaging 31.5 points per game, 4.5 assists per game and 4.5 rebounds per game. He went 6-of-11 from 3-point range in the Maple Leafs upset win over then-No. 1 Indiana Wesleyan, including the game winning triple with 1.8 seconds remaining. His 36 point outing against the top-ranked Wildcats is a career-high.
  • Weekly Stats:
    • 27 points, five rebounds, four assists, three steals and one block in a loss against Grace (Ind.), 76-67.
    • 36 points, five assists and four rebounds in a win over No. 1 Indiana Wesleyan, 66-65



Nominees: Taboris Griggs, Point (Ga.) ; Jamie Johnson, Indiana Southeast (Ind.) ; Jason Tichy, Viterbo (Wis.) ; Trae Graham, Warner (Fla.) ; Jalen Thompson, Concordia (Mich.) ; Naquwan Solomon, Northern New Mexico ; Nic Reed, Olivet Nazarene (Ill.) ; Bart Hiscock, Hastings (Neb.) ; Jordan Mitchell, Benedictine Mesa (Ariz.) ; James Brooks, Kansas Wesleyan ; Tyrus Hosley, Northwest Christian (Ore.)


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.)


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Championship Information

NAIA DII Men's Basketball Championship

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