BAY CITY, Mich. - Michigan Technological University junior guard Ben Stelzer (Manitowoc, Wis./Roncalli) and Hillsdale College sophomore guard Tim Dezelski (Northville, Mich./Detroit C.C.) 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:
6-1, Junior, Guard
Michigan Technological University junior guard Ben Stelzer led the Huskies to a 2-1 record in the last three games. He had 14 points and five rebounds in 37 minutes of play in a loss at Findlay on Dec. 12. Stelzer set a Tech record making 10 3-pointers in a win at Hillsdale on Dec. 14. He scored a career-high 32 points in the game. In a win over UW-Parkside on Dec. 21, Stelzer scored 18 points and tallied six assists as the Huskies finished 4-0 in non-conference play. Stelzer is fifth in the GLIAC in points per game (21.2) and leads the league in 3-point field goals, making five per game.
North Division Weekly Honor Roll: Drew Lehman - FS, Rob Woodson -GV, Derek Billing - LS, Wes Wilcox - NU, Damon Bozeman - SV, Bryan Coleman - WS.
2013-14 North Division "Players of the Week": (11/20) Cameron Metz - LS, (11/25) Dylan Langkabel - NU, (12/2) Derek Billing - LS, (12/9) Austin Armga - MT, (12/23) Ben Stelzer - MT.
GLIAC South Division Player of the Week:
6-6, Senior, Forward
Northville, Mich./Detroit C.C.
Hillsdale College senior forward Tim Dezelski had a big stretch of games for the Chargers. On Sunday he was named “Most Valuable Player” of the 2013 Quincy University Subway Holiday Classic,. In the two wins over Truman and Quincy, he totaled 50 points, 17 rebounds and 9 assists. In Saturday’s win, he scored his 1,000th career point, coming on a 3-point play early in the second half. Against GLIAC North Division-leading Michigan Tech Dec. 14, Dezelski scored a career-high 35 points, In the past four games, Dezelski averaged 27.3 points, 8.5 rebounds and 4.5 assists per game.
South Division Weekly Honor Roll: Will Evans - AU, Dylan Kaufman - UF, Riley Thomas - LE, Isiah Ellitot - MU, Trent Weaver - OD, Hrvoje Vucic - WU.
2013-14 South Division "Players of the Week": (11/20) Greg Kahlig - UF, (11/25) Christian Graves - MU, (12/2) Joe Graessle - TU, (12/9) Jesse Hardin, (12/23) Tim Dezelski - HC.