BAY CITY, Mich. - Wayne State University senior forward Ian Larkin (Detroit, Mich./Detroit Mercy) 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:
Wayne State University
6-5, Senior, Forward
Detroit, Mich. / (Detroit Mercy)
Wayne State University senior
forward Ian Larkin helped the Warriors record back-to-back home
court victories over two North Division rivals. Larkin recorded his
first double-double of the season in Thursday’s three-point
win over Northwood by scoring 20 points and grabbing a season-best
10 rebounds. In Saturday’s win over Saginaw Valley, Larkin
had a career-high 25 points while grabbing a team-best eight
rebounds. For the week he averaged 22.5 points per game, 9.0
rebounds per contest while shooting 67 percent (16-of-24) from the
North Division Weekly Honor
Roll: Drew Lehman- FS, Breland Hogan - GV, Derek
Billings - LS, Ben Stelzer- MT, Will Bowles - NU, Brett
Beland - SV.
2012-13 North Division "Players of the Week": (11/13) D. Billing- LS, (11/19) A. Haidar- MT, (11/26) A. Haidar- MT, (12/3) C. Phillips - WS, (12/10) M. Hollingsworth - WS, (12/20) M. Hollingsworth - WS, (1/7) M. Hollingsworth - WS, (1/14) I. Larkin- WS.
GLIAC South Division Player
of the Week:
6-6, Junior, Forward
Hillsdale College junior Tim Dezelski had two very productive games in leading the Chargers to back-to-back victories over South Division foes Tiffin and Ohio Dominican. For the weekend, he shot an incredible 86 percent from the floor (19-for-22) and averaged 22.5 points per game as the Chargers topped the Dragons 96-78 and the Panthers 86-59. He shot 60 percent from 3-point territory, and averaged six rebounds and three assists per game as Hillsdale improved to 10-4 on the season. This series represented his second back-to-back 20-point games this season.
South Division Weekly Honor Roll: Evan Yates - AU, Cory Veldhuizen - MU, Morgan Jones - OD, Joe Graessle - TU, Greg Kahlig - UF, Rian Burrell - WU.
2012-13 South Division "Players of the Week": (11/13) M. Minch - OD, (11/19) G. Kahlig - UF, (11/26) T. Dezelski- HC, (12/3) K. Kornowski- WU, (12/10) I. Elliott- MU, (12/20) J. Graessle - TU, (1/7) M. Jones - OD, (1/14) T. Dezelski- HC.