BAY CITY, Mich. - Lake Superior State University senior guard Derek Billing (Anna, Ohio/Anna) and Hillsdale College senior forward Tim Dezelski (Northville, Mich./Detroit C.C.) 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:
Lake Superior State
6-2, Senior, Guard
Lake Superior State University
senior guard Derek Billing was 20-of-21 at the free-throw line and
averaged 25.5 points per game to lead the Lakers to wins at Ohio
Dominican and Tiffin. Billing scored 19 points during the first
half of the to defeat the Panthers 68-63. Billing helped LSSU get
off to a strong start in the second half by hitting two
three-pointers during the first four and a half minutes againts
Tiffin to help put Tiffin away 80-69. Billing also led LSSU in
rebounds in both games, averaging 7.5 rpg for the weekend.
North Division Weekly Honor Roll: Drew Lehman - FS, Chaz Rollins - GV, Austin Armga - MT, Wes Wilcox - NU, CJ Turnage - SV, Bryan Coleman - 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, (12/23) Ben Stelzer - MT, (1/6) Justin Newell - NM, (1/13) Derek Billing - LS.
GLIAC South Division Player of the Week:
6-6, Senior, Forward
Northville, Mich./Detroit C.C.
Hillsdale College senior forward Tim Dezelski carried the Chargers to a pair of wins over GLIAC North Division foes last week with two more monster games. In victories over Wayne State (69-67) and Saginaw Valley State (73-57), Dezelski averaged 29.5 points, 15 rebounds, 4 assists and 2.5 blocked shots per game. He shot 52 percent from the floor, 44 percent from 3-point territory and made 11 of his 12 free throws in the two games. In Saturday’s win over SVSU, he grabbed a career-high 17 rebounds and tied a season-high with four blocked shots.
South Division Weekly Honor Roll: DaWuan Thomas - AU, Grege Kahlig - UF, Garrick Sims - LE, Cory Veldhuizen - MU, Chad Nelson - OD, Joe Graessle - TU, Brad DuPont - WU.
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, (12/23) Tim Dezelski - HC, (1/6) Tim Dezelski - HC, (1/13) Tim Dezelski - HC.