BAY CITY, Mich. - Northern Michigan University junior forward Justin Newell (Manitowoc, Wis./Roncalli) and Hillsdale College sophomore guard Tim Dezelski (Milwaukee, Wis./Rufus King) 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:
6-5, Junior, Forward
Milwaukee, Wis. / Rufus King
Northern Michigan Univeristy junior forward Justin Newell led the Wildcats to their first GLIAC win of the season, scoring a career-high 27 points against Tiffin, then led NMU past Ohio Dominican with 16 points. Against Tiffin, Newell, went 8-15 from the field, 4-6 from three point range and 7-8 from the free throw line. Against Ohio Dominican Newell went 5-12 from the floor, 3-6 from three-point range and 3-3 from the free throw line. He leads the Wildcats averaging 14.1 points per game while also ranking first shooting 44.7 from three-point range.
North Division Weekly Honor Roll: Jibreel Jackson - FS, Ryan Sabin - GV, Austin Armga - MT, Wes Wilcox - NU, Garret Hall - SVSU, Chene Phillips - 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, (1/6) Justin Newell - NM.
GLIAC South Division Player of the Week:
6-6, Senior, Forward
Northville, Mich./Detroit C.C.
Hillsdale College senior forward Tim Dezelski led the Chargers in scoring and rebounding in two wins on the road last week that saw the team hand both Grand Valley State and Ferris State their first conference losses of the 2013-14 season. Against the Lakers he scored 16 points and had four assists. In the win over the Bulldogs he tallied 29 points and had eight assists to lead the way. In the two games, Dezelski averaged 24 points, eight rebounds, four assists and two steals per game as Hillsdale improved to 7-3.
South Division Weekly Honor Roll: Will Evans - AU, Greg Kahlig - UF, Riley Thomas - LE, Isiah Elliott - MU, Trent Weaver - OD.
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, (1/6) Tim Dezelski - HC.