Omaha’s Karhoff Named Player of the Week

Omaha’s Karhoff Named Player of the Week

ELMHURST, Ill. – Omaha's John Karhoff was named as The Summit League's Men's Basketball Player of the Week following his performance Dec. 23-29. 

John Karhoff, Omaha
Sr. // F // Omaha, Neb.

Karhoff earned his first career honor after scoring a career-high 28 points and grabbing a season-best seven rebounds in Omaha's victory at Central Arkansas. He shot 10-of-13 (76.9 percent) from the field and converted all eight free throw attempts in the contest. Karhoff added three assists and pulled down three offensive boards in 29 minutes of playing time.

Also nominated: Cam Griffin, Denver; Mo Evans, Fort Wayne; Mitch Patton, IUPUI; Taylor Braun, North Dakota State; Brayden Carlson, South Dakota State; Mike Miklusak, Western Illinois.

Previous honorees: 11/11 – Mitch Patton, IUPUI/CJ Carter, UNO; 11/18 – Luis Jacobo, Fort Wayne; 11/25 – Taylor Braun, North Dakota State; 12/2 – Jordan Dykstra, South Dakota State; 12/9 – Chris Udofia, Denver; 12/16 – Brett Olson, Denver/Marshall Bjorklund, North Dakota State; 12/23 – Taylor Braun, North Dakota State.

In its fourth decade of Division I athletics, The Summit League features men's basketball teams from eight member institutions: Denver, Fort Wayne, IUPUI, North Dakota State, Omaha, South Dakota, South Dakota State and Western Illinois. Known as the Mid-Continent Conference until 2007, The Summit League has enjoyed unprecedented success in recent seasons including new tournament and regular season attendance standards, record postseason tournament participation, all-time best RPI rankings, national player honors and NCAA statistical champions. For more information about the league and to "See The Summit", visit and follow Summit League Basketball on Twitter @summithoops.