BAY CITY, Mich. - Northwood University junior center Will Bowles (East Detriot Mich./South Lake) and Lake Erie College senior guard Riley Thomas (Cardington, Ohio/Lincoln) 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:
6-7, Junior, Center
East Detriot Mich./South Lake
Northwood University junior center
Will Bowles led the Timberwolves to a pair of wins last week, He
scored a career-high 29 points in a win over Wayne State Thursday
night, going 12-15 from the floor and 5-5 from the foul line.
He also added 11 rebounds and six blocks in the victory.
Bowles then had 12 points, nine rebounds and three blocks in the
Timberwolves’ 94-80 win over No. 17 Lake Superior
State. He went 4-6 from the floor and 4-4 from the foul line
against the Lakers.
North Division Weekly Honor Roll: Matt Poches - FS, Ryan Sabin - GV, Derek Billing - LS, Austin Armga - MT, Chavis Mattison - NW, CJ Turnage - 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, (12/23) Ben Stelzer - MT, (1/6) Justin Newell - NM, (1/13) Derek Billing - LS, (1/20) Will Bowles - NU.
GLIAC South Division Player of the Week:
5-10, Senior, Guard
Lake Erie College senior guard Riley Thomas led the Storm in a pair of victories last week against Malone, Thomas scored a career-high 33 points to lead the Storm to a 98-93 win. Thomas hit nine-of-18 shots from the floor, including six-of-ten three-point attempts. At the free-throw line, Thomas went nine-of-10. In the Storm’s win over Walsh, Thomas scored 25 points, hitting seven-of-13 shots from the floor and had four three-pointers. He went seven-of-eight from the free throw line and had four steals, two rebounds, one block and an assist.
South Division Weekly Honor Roll: Wendall Davis - AU, Alphonso Baity - UF, Tim Dezelski - HC, Christian Graves - MU, Ledarius Stennis - OD, Jesse Hardin - 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, (1/20) Riley Thomas - LE.