Houston Baptist's Art Bernardi has earned the StatSheet Great West Player of the Week for the week ending February 11th. StatSheet's Great West Freshman of the Week goes to New Jersey Tech's Ky Howard. Bernardi registered big numbers in assists (3 per game), shooting (50%), and rebounding (7 per game). The Houston Baptist senior played well for the Huskies in victories against Missouri-Kansas City and New Orleans.
Bernardi led scoring and rebounding for the Huskies with 15 points and 10 rebounds in a big 66-45 win against Missouri-Kansas City. He followed that up with a team-leading 23 points plus an additional 4 rebounds in a narrow 75-68 victory against New Orleans.
This is one of three StatSheet Great West Player of the Week awards for Art Bernardi. He has also received an honorable mention. The runner-up this week is Utah Valley University junior Ben Aird. Honorable mention goes to Nick Thompson, a senior from Utah Valley University. The highest ranking player from Texas-Pan American was Brandon Provost who finished ninth.
StatSheet Great West Freshman of the Week: New Jersey Tech's Ky Howard
Ky Howard played an average of 28 minutes as a starter for New Jersey Tech. His average in assists (3.5 per game) was the best among all Great West freshmen. In a 77-58 win over Colgate, Howard led the Highlanders in rebounding with 6 and added 6 assists. Following that in close 63-58 win against Chicago State, he added 10 points and 9 rebounds.
Amazingly, Ky Howard has won the StatSheet Great West Freshman of the Week 4 times. The runner-up is Dauson Womack from Houston Baptist. Caleb Crayton from Houston Baptist takes honorable mention. Texas-Pan American has yet to win StatSheet Great West Player of the Week.
Tags: Brandon Provost
- Scoring: Jeremy Robinson, Chicago State: 20 PPG
- Rebounding: Ben Aird, Utah Valley University: 12 RPG
- Assists: Nick Thompson, Utah Valley University: 8 APG
- Blocked Shots: Jeremy Robinson, Chicago State: 5 BPG
- Free Throws: Jesus Delgado, Texas-Pan American: 6.5 PPG
- Three Pointers: Quinton Pippen, Chicago State: 6 TPG
- Steals: Nate Duhon, Chicago State: 4 SPG
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