BAY CITY, Mich. - Michigan Technological University senior guard Austin Armga (Waupun, Ohio/Waupun) and Walsh University sophomore guard Jesse Hardin (Warren, Ohio/Harding) 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:
6-3, Senior, Guard
Michigan Technological University Senior guard Austin Armga led Michigan Tech to a split during the first weekend of GLIAC play. He scored 28 points on 11-of-15 shooting in an 81-55 win over Malone on Thursday. Armga also tallied a career-high seven assists and had six rebounds in the game. Against Walsh on Saturday, Armga scored 32 points on 12-for-19 shooting and added six rebounds. Armga leads the GLIAC in scoring, averaging 30 points per game and is shooting 67.5 percent (fourth in the GLIAC).
North Division Weekly Honor Roll: Darren Kapustka - GV, Matt Poches - FS, Derek Billing - LS, Darvin Ham - NU, Wade Gelhaus - SV,Chene Phillips - WS.
2013-14 North Division "Players of the Week": (11/20) Cameron Metz - LS, (11/25) Dylan Langkabel - NU, (12/2) Derek Billing - LS, (12/9) Austin Armga - MT.
GLIAC South Division Player of the Week:
6-1, Sophomore, Guard
Walsh University sophomore guard Jesse Hardin averaged 25.0 points per game in road wins at Northern Michigan and Michigan Tech.Hardin scored a career high 30 points at Michigan Tech, including 17 first half points on 7-11 from the floor while playing 38 minutes. The Cavs defeated Tech 93-83. Hardin scored 20 points at Northern Michigan as the Walsh defeated the Wildcats 95-66. Hardin is currently ninth in scoring (18.8) in the GLIAC. He also is leading the Cavs in scoring and is shooting 53% from the field and 41% from three-point.
South Division Weekly Honor Roll: Will Evans - AU, Jake Heagen - UF, Anthony Manno - HC, Riley Thomas - LE, Mark Minch - OD.
2013-14 South Division "Players of the Week": (11/20) Greg Kahlig - UF, (11/25) Christian Graves - MU, (12/2) Joe Graessle - TU, (12/9) Jesse Hardin - WU.