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North Division Player of the Week
G - Aaron Lien, Minnesota State-Moorhead (SR)

- Averaged 28.0 points, 5.5 rebounds and 1.5 assists per game
- Shot 72 percent from the field (18-of-25) including 75 percent (6-of-8) from three-point range
- Hit 14-of-16 free throw attempts
- Had 24 points on 9-of-14 shooting in a 91-89 double-overtime win at Augustana
- Had 32 points on 9-of-11 shooting in a 95-87 win at Wayne State
- Named NSIC Players of the Week for the second time this season (11/28/16)

South Division Player of the Week
G - Zach Wessels, Sioux Falls (JR)

- Averaged 15.5 points, 9.5 assists and 6.5 rebounds in two road wins
- Shot 66.7 percent from the field and added five steals
- Scored 20 points with a career best 10 assists and six boards in 78-71 win at Bemidji State
- Recorded first career double double
- Only player in the NSIC this season with 20 points and 10 assists in a single game
- Followed up with 11 points, nine assists and seven rebounds in 69-60 win at Minnesota Crookston
- Becomes the first USF player in the D2 era (since 2011) to record at least nine assists in back-to-back games

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North Division Player of the Week
G - Chelsea Nooker, St. Cloud State (SR)

- Averaged 21.0 points, six rebounds, 4.5 assists and 3.5 steals last week
- Scored a season high 28 points in a 83-66 win over Upper Iowa
- Shot 51.6 % (16-or-31) from the floor and 44.4% from long range
- Added 14 points, seven boards, five assists and four steals in a 71-64 loss to WSU

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

- Nearly averaged a double-double with 19.5 points and 9.0 rebounds in two wins for USF
- Recorded her seventh double-double of the season, scoring 12 points with 10 rebounds in 55-47 win at BSU
- Scored a season-high 27 points, with 11 in the fourth quarter, and grabbed eight rebounds in a 69-63 win at UMC
- Posted three blocks against Minnesota Crookston and two more against Bemidji State
- Shot 17-of-30 on the weekend (56.7 percent), including a 12-17 performance against BSU
- Named NSIC Player of the Week for the third time this season (11/28/16 & 12/12/16)