ELMHURST, Ill. – Omaha's Tre'Shawn Thurman was named Summit League Men's Basketball Player of the Week for his performance Nov. 28-Dec. 4.
TRE'SHAWN THURMAN, OMAHA
Jr. // F // Omaha, Neb.
- Nabbed his first career Player of the Week honor
- Averaged 17.0 points, 10.5 rebounds and 2.0 steals per game in a pair of victories
- Helped team to its first-ever Big Ten victory with 17 points, nine rebounds and three steals while shooting 63.6 percent in win at Iowa
- Totaled 17 points and 12 rebounds with a steal and block in triumph at Cal State Fullerton
Also nominated: C.J. Bobbitt, Denver; Bryson Scott, Fort Wayne; Matt O'Leary, IUPUI; Dexter Werner, North Dakota State; Emmanuel Nzekwesi, Oral Roberts; Matt Mooney, South Dakota; Mike Daum, South Dakota State
Previous recipients: Nov. 14 – Trey Burch-Manning, South Dakota; Nov. 21 – Mo Evans, Fort Wayne; Nov. 28 – Bryson Scott, Fort Wayne
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Celebrating its 35th season of Division I athletics, The Summit League features men's basketball teams from nine member institutions: Denver, Fort Wayne, IUPUI, North Dakota State, Omaha, Oral Roberts, South Dakota, South Dakota State and Western Illinois. In 2015-16, The Summit League finished with an all-time best No. 12 RPI ranking, its fifth consecutive top-20 season, and set season standards for overall and mid-major winning percentage, road and power five victories. Called "March's Best-Kept Secret" by USA Today, The Summit League Basketball Championships again posted record-setting attendance figures and finished eighth among all Division I men's basketball for average session attendance. This season's event returns to the Denny Sanford PREMIER Center in Sioux Falls, S.D., March 4-7, 2017. For more information about the league and to "See The Summit", visit www.thesummitleague.org, follow Summit League Basketball on Twitter @summithoops and watch the weekly "Inside The Summit League" show at www.thesummitleague.org/itsl.