NDSU’s Miller Named #SummitMBB Player of the Week

NDSU’s Miller Named #SummitMBB Player of the Week

ELMHURST, Ill. – North Dakota State's Paul Miller earned Summit League Men's Basketball Player of the Week honors for his performance Jan. 23-28.

Sr. // G // Waukesha, Wis.

  • Collected his third career Player of the Week award and second of the season
  • Averaged 25.5 points and 5.0 rebounds in league wins over Omaha and Western Illinois
  • Totaled 25 points, seven rebounds and five assists in victory over Mavericks
  • Tallied 26 points with three rebounds and three assists in triumph over Leathernecks
  • Shot 60 percent from the field and 45.5 percent from beyond the arc during the week
  • Has a streak of nine consecutive 20-plus scoring games

Also nominated: Jake Pemberton, Denver; John Konchar, Fort Wayne; Jontray Harris, Oral Roberts; Matt Mooney, South Dakota; Tevin King, South Dakota State; Kobe Webster, Western Illinois

Previous Recipients: Nov. 13 – Bryson Scott, Fort Wayne; Nov. 20 – Mike Daum, South Dakota State; Nov. 27 – Tyson Ward, North Dakota State; Dec. 4 – Bryson Scott, Fort Wayne; Dec. 11 – Paul Miller, North Dakota State; Dec. 18 – Emmanuel Nzekwesi, Oral Roberts / Mike Daum, South Dakota State; Dec. 26 – Mike Daum, South Dakota State; Jan. 2 – Emmanuel Nzekwesi, Oral Roberts; Jan. 8 – Mike Daum, South Dakota State; Jan. 16 – Mike Daum, South Dakota State; Jan. 22 – David Jenkins, Jr., South Dakota State

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.


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