BAY CITY, Mich. - Grand Valley State University junior guard Ryan Sabiin (Byron Center, Mich.) and University of Findlay senior forward Greg Kahlig (Ft. Recovery, Ohio/Ft. Recovery) 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:
Grand Valley State
6-4, Junior, Guard
Byron Center, Mich.
Grand Valley State University junior guard Ryan Sabin paced the Lakers with 19.0 points per game, shooting 50.0 percent from the field and making 7-of-16 three-point tries in the Lakers 1-1 week. Sabin scored a game-high 27 points and made five triple tries while being defeated on Saturday by Michigan Tech 76-71. He moved into 10th place in Grand Valley State University history with 136 career three-pointers, while his 59 trifectas this season are 10th-most ever by a Laker. In the past seven games, Sabin is averaging 20.1 points per game, while shooting 44.4 percent (24-of-54) from three-point range.
North Division Weekly Honor Roll: Dietrich Lever - FS, Derek Billing - LS, Ben Stelzer - MT, Justin Newell - NM, Wes Wilcox - NU, C.J. Turnage - SV, Chene Phillips - WS.
2013-14 North Division "Players of the Week": (11/20) C. Metz - LS, (11/25) D. Langkabel - NU, (12/2) D. Billing - LS, (12/9) A. Armga - MT, (12/23) B. Stelzer - MT, (1/6) J. Newell - NM, (1/13) D. Billing - LS, (1/20) W. Bowles - NU, (2/4) C. Metz - LS, (2/10) R. Sabin - GV.
GLIAC South Division Player of the Week:
6-6, Senior, Forward
Ft. Recovery, Ohio/Ft. Recovery
University of Findlay senior forward Greg Kahlig led the Oilers to a pair of home wins last week by averaging 26.0 points, 4.5 rebounds and 3.0 assists per game. In the Oilers 91-71 win over Ohio Dominican on Feb. 6, Kahlig had 28 points, seven rebounds and five assists. He then followed with 24 points, which included 22 in the second half, during the Oilers 71-64 win over Tiffin on Feb. 8. Kahlig now ranks tenth all-time at Findlay with 1,609 career points. The Ft. Recovery, Ohio native is averaging 22.3 points, 4.0 rebounds and 3.3 assists per game this season.
South Division Weekly Honor Roll: Wendall Davis - AU, Kyle Cooper - HC, Garrick Sims - LE, Isiah Elliott - MU, Jesse Ward - OD, Kelvin Toma - TU, Jeff Copeland - WU.
2013-14 South Division "Players of the Week": (11/20) G. Kahlig - UF, (11/25) C.Graves - MU, (12/2) J. Graessle - TU, (12/9) J. Hardin, (12/23) T. Dezelski - HC, (1/6) T. Dezelski - HC, (1/13) T. Dezelski - HC, (1/20) R. Thomas - LE, (2/4) C. Montgomery - WU, (2/10) G. Kahlig - UF.