ELMHURST, Ill. – Omaha's Zach Jackson was named Summit League Men's Basketball Player of the Week for his performance Feb. 5-11.
ZACH JACKSON, OMAHA
Jr. // G // Wichita, Kan.
- Garnered his first career Player of the Week award
- Averaged 20.5 points, 6.0 rebounds, 2.5 assists, 1.5 blocks and 0.5 steals in a pair of wins
- Scored a game-high 25 points, including four three-pointers, in victory over Western Illinois
- Had 16 points with a team-high seven rebounds, four steals and two blocks in win vs. Fort Wayne
- Shot 52.0 percent from the field, 46.2 percent from beyond the arc, and 81.8 percent from the line during the week
- Extended his double-figure scoring streak to 20 games
Also nominated: Joe Rosga, Denver; Tyson Ward, North Dakota State; Austin Ruder, Oral Roberts; Tyler Hagedorn, South Dakota; Mike Daum, 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; Jan. 29 – Paul Miller, North Dakota State; Feb. 5 – Mike Daum, South Dakota State
ABOUT SUMMIT LEAGUE MEN'S BASKETBALL
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.