BAY CITY, Mich. - Michigan Technological University senior forward Ali Haidar (Windsor, Ont./Foster) and Malone University junior forward Cory Veldhuizen (North Canton, Ohio) have been chosen as the GLIAC Men's Basketball North and South Division "Players of the Week", respectively.
GLIAC North Division Player
of the Week:
Michigan Technological University
6-7, Senior, Forward
Michigan Technological University senior Ali Haidar scored 68 points in a pair of wins against Northwood and Lake Superior State last week. The Windsor, Ont., native broke or tied five school records during the week. Haidar tied the single game record for free throws made (18) and attempted (20) in a game against Lake Superior State and established new marks for season free throws made (173) and attempted (230). He has 22 20-point games this season, most in school history.
North Division Weekly Honor
Roll: Trent Messer - FS , Ryan Sabin - GV, Derek
Kinney - LS, Wes Wilcox - NU, Chris Webb - SV, Ian Larkin- WS.
2012-13 North Division "Players of the Week": (11/13) D. Billing- LS, (11/19) A. Haidar- MT, (11/26) A. Haidar- MT, (12/3) C. Phillips - WS, (12/10) M. Hollingsworth - WS, (12/20) M. Hollingsworth - WS, (1/7) M. Hollingsworth - WS, (1/14) I. Larkin- WS, (1/22) I. Larkin- WS, (1/28) K. Brown - FS, (2/4) W. Bowles - NU, (2/11) A. Haidar - MT, (2/18) A. Haidar - MT, (2/25) A. Haidar - MT.
GLIAC South Division Player
of the Week:
6-4, Junior, Forward
North Canton, Ohio
Malone University’s Cory Veldhuizen led the Pioneers to
victories over the top two teams in the GLIAC South Division last
week by averaging 18.5 points, 8.5 rebounds, two assists, 1.5
steals and one block per contest. The junior forward poured in 24
points, seven rebounds and three steals in a 61-59 road win
at Hillsdale on Thursday. Veldhuizen then registered 13
points, 10 rebounds and three assists in Saturday’s 77-69
home triumph over Findlay.
South Division Weekly Honor Roll: Evan Yates - AU, Nick Washburn - HC, Trent Weaver - OD, Joe Graessle - TU, Greg Kahlig - UF.
2012-13 South Division "Players of the Week": (11/13) M. Minch - OD, (11/19) G. Kahlig - UF, (11/26) T. Dezelski- HC, (12/3) K. Kornowski- WU, (12/10) I. Elliott- MU, (12/20) J. Graessle - TU, (1/7) M. Jones - OD, (1/14) T. Dezelski- HC, (1/22) I. Elliott- MU, (1/28) I. Elliott- MU, (2/4) J. Graessle - TU, (2/11) E. Yates - AU, (2/18) K. Kornowski- WU, (2/25) C. Veldhuizen - MU.