ELMHURST, Ill. – South Dakota's Brandon Bos earned The Summit League's Player of the Week award following his performance Nov. 24-30.
PLAYER OF THE WEEK
Brandon Bos, South Dakota
Sr. // G // Markham, Ontario
Bos earned his first career Player of the Week honor after averaging 21.5 points per game in a pair of South Dakota victories. In a comeback road win at CSU Bakersfield, Bos scored 16 of his game-high 21 points in the second half as the Coyotes erased a 15-point, second-half deficit. He went 8-of-10 from the free throw line and added five rebounds, two assists and one steal in the victory. Earlier in the week, Bos scored 22 points in 26 minutes in the USD win over Wayne State. He went 13-of-15 (.867) from the line during the week.
Also nominated: Nate Engesser, Denver; Isaiah McCray, Fort Wayne Marcellus Barksdale, IUPUI; A.J. Jacobson, North Dakota State; Devin Patterson, Omaha' Korey Billbury, Oral Roberts; Cody Larson, South Dakota State.
Previous recipients: Nov. 17 – Obi Emegano, Oral Roberts; Nov. 24 – CJ Carter, Omaha.
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