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North Division Player of the Week
F - Ayob Ayob, Minnesota State-Moorhead (SR)

- Averaged 19.5 points, 5.5 rebounds and 3.0 steals as MSUM went 2-0
- Shot 66.7 percent (6-of-9) from three-point range and 57.7 percent (15-of-26) from the field overall
- Hit game-winning three-pointer with four seconds left in 82-81 win over Minnesota-Crookston
- Had 17 in the UMC win and 22 points in a 90-84 win at Bemidji State
- Has scored 20 or more points four times this season and has been in double figures in every game this season
- Named NSIC Player of the Week for the second time this season (Nov. 22, 2016)

South Division Player of the Week
F - Jordan Hay, Upper Iowa (SR)

- Led UIU to a pair of road NSIC wins, 92-71 at Concordia-St. Paul and 82-77 at Minnesota State-Mankato
- The forward led the way in scoring to give Upper Iowa its first six-game winning streak in Division II program history, and its first 4-0 start in NSIC play since joining the league
- Averaged 17.0 points for the weekend, including a career-high 23 points on Friday at CSP, his first career 20-point game
- Led the team with six rebounds in each game
- Converted 72.2% (13-of-17) from the field in two games, including his first three pointer of the season
- Totaled four blocks and five assists in the two games

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North Division Player of the Week
C - Miranda Ristau, Northern State (JR)

- Tallied a career-high 27 points in a 81-72 win at Bemidji State
- Added 19 points in a 78-65 win at Minnesota-Crookston
- Shot 61.1% after going 13-of-20 versus BSU and 9-of-16 against UMC
- Recorded 15 rebounds, two assists, two blocks and one steal against the two opponents
- Ranks second on her team with an average of 14.7 points per game and leads the team with 7.4 rebounds per game
- Within the NSIC, the junior is 13th in scoring, fifth in rebounds and sixth in blocked shots

South Division Player of the Week
C - Sam Knecht, Sioux Falls (SR)

- Averaged a double-double with 18.0 points and 15.0 rebounds per game in two wins
- Posted her second 20-point game of the season, eighth of her career, with a game-high 20 points in a 74-51 win over St. Cloud State
- With her first points of the game, surpassed 1,000 points in her career, the 18th player at USF to achieve the milestone
- Added 12 rebounds against SCSU for her fourth double-double of the season
- Recorded a career-high 18 rebounds, the most in USF's Division II history, in a 66-47 win over Minnesota-Duluth
- Scored 18 points for her fifth double-double of the season and 18th of her career
- With two more double-digit scoring games, she has scored 10 or more in eight of USF's nine games this season
- Named NSIC Player of the Week for the second time this season (Nov. 28, 2016)