ELMHURST, Ill. – Fort Wayne's Bryson Scott was honored for the second time this season as The Summit League's Player of the Week.
Scott, the league's leading scorer this season at 23.1 points/game, notched his 1,000th career point against IU-Kokomo last Thursday while also tallying 34 points versus Detroit Mercy and 31 against Southern Illinois University Edwardsville. The Mastodons (6-3) emerged victorious in all three games.
BRYSON SCOTT, FORT WAYNE
Sr. // Fort Wayne, Ind.
- Garnered his third-career Player of the Week award
- Averaged 26.0 points/game on 54.3 percent shooting
- Went 20-of-22 from the charity stripe for the week
- Shot 40 percent from 3-point land (8-of-20)
- Three 30-point performances on the season
Also nominated: Javan White, Oral Roberts; Paul Miller, North Dakota St.; Joe Rosga, Denver; Zach Jackson, Neb.-Omaha; Nick Fuller, South Dakota; Kobe Webster, Western Ill.; Reed Tellinghuisen, South Dakota St.
Previous recipients: Nov. 13 – Bryson Scott, Fort Wayne; Nov. 20 – Mike Daum, South Dakota State; Nov. 27 – Tyson Ward, North Dakota State
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Through 35 years of Division I athletics, The Summit League features men's basketball teams from eight member institutions: Denver, Fort Wayne, North Dakota State, Omaha, Oral Roberts, South Dakota, South Dakota State and Western Illinois with North Dakota becoming an official member for the 2018-19 season. In 2016-17, The Summit League finished with an all-time best No. 14 Sagarin Rating, achieved its sixth consecutive league top-20 RPI finish. The Summit League sent three teams to the postseason for the sixth straight year, highlighted by the deepest postseason tournament run since 2012. Called "March's Best-Kept Secret" by USA Today, The Summit League Basketball Championships again posted record-setting attendance figures, posting new marks for overall and session attendance. This season's event returns to the Denny Sanford PREMIER Center in Sioux Falls, S.D., March 3-6, 2018. For more information about the league, "See The Summit" by visiting www.thesummitleague.org and following Summit League Basketball on Twitter @summithoops.