BAY CITY, Mich. - Wayne State University junior guard Mike Hollingsworth (Utica, Mich.) and Ohio Dominican University senior guard Morgan Jones (Oberlin, 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:
Wayne State University
6-2, Junior, Guard
Wayne State University junior guard Mike Hollingsworth helped the Warriors record back-to-back home court victories over the top two South Division squads. In Thursday's 71-57 triumph over Hillsdale, Hollingsworth tallied his first double-double of the season with 16 points and 10 rebounds. In Saturday's win over #24-Findlay, he scored 15 points, grabbed nine defensive rebounds, dished out one assist and had two steals while not having any turnovers.For the week he averaged 15.5 points per game, 9.5 rebounds per contest while shooting 56 percent (14-of-25) from the floor.
North Division Weekly Honor Roll: Daniel Sutherlin- FS, Ryan Sabin - GV, Alex Williams - LS, Ali Haidar- MT, Andrew VanDierenDonk - NU, Matthew Craggs - NM, Brett Beland - SV.
2011-12 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.
GLIAC South Division Player of the Week:
Ohio Dominican University
5-9, Senior, Guard
Ohio Dominican University senior Morgan Jones averaged 17.3 points per game and while dishing out 15 assists, seven steals in 101 minutes of play last week. Against D-I Wisconsin Milwaukee, Jones tied a career high in both points (24) and assists (8). He added three rebounds and steals in the game. He scored a combined 21 points against LSSU and Northwood, while posting seven assists, six rebounds, and four steals in the two games. Jones currently leads all Panthers in points per game with 17.4, and ranks tied for third in the GLIAC in 3-pointers made (18-45).
South Division Weekly Honor Roll: Brook Turson - AU, Tim Dezelski - HC, Jack Smith - UF, Kenny Kornowski - WU.
2011-12 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.