BAY CITY, Mich. - Michigan Technological University senior forward Ali Haidar (Windsor, Ont./Forster) and Hillsdale college junior forward Tim Dezelski (Northville, Mich.) have been chosen as the GLIAC Men's Basketball North and South Division "Players of the Week", respectively.
GLIAC North Division Player of the Week:
Michigan Technological University
6-7, Senior, Forward
Michigan Technological University senior forward Ali Haidar scored 35 points in a 86-59 win over Bemidji State. The Windsor, Ontario, native shot 13-18 from the field including 4-of-5 3-pointers. He also shot 5-of-7 from the free throw line and grabbed eight rebounds. Haidar is averaging 29.7 points per game this season and is currently 12th in scoring at Michigan Tech with 1,361 points.
North Division Weekly Honor Roll: Drew Lehman - FS, Ryan Sabin - GV, Will Bowles - NU, Chene Phillips - WS.
2011-12 North Division "Players of the Week": (11/13) Derek Billing- LS, (11/19) Ali Haidar- MT, (11/26) Ali Haidar- MT.
GLIAC South Division Player of the Week:
6-6, Junior, Forward
Hillsdale College junior Tim Dezelski made it three double-doubles in three games Sunday in Hillsdale's 71-65 home win over Lewis. He set a new career-high with 26 points, going 9-for-12 from the field, making 83 percent of his free throws and drained three 3-point field goals. He also tied a career high with 13 rebounds and played 36 minutes as the Chargers improved to 3-0 on the season.
South Division Weekly Honor Roll: Evan Yates - AU, Riley Thomas - LE, John Trew- OD, Joe Graessle - OD, Kenny Kornowski - WU.
2011-12 South Division "Players of the Week": (11/13) Mark Minch - OD, (11/19) Greg Kahlig - UF, (11/26) Tim Dezelski- HC.