North Division Player of the Week
G/F - Gage Davis, St. Cloud State (SO)

- Averaged 22.5 points, 9.5 rebounds and 5.0 assists per game
- Played in all 80 minutes with shooting 51.7 percent from the field
- Hit all 13 free throw attempts and added five blocks and two steals
- Recorded his ninth double-double of the season and the 19th of his career
- Had 28 points,13 rebounds and six assists in 84-80 win over Wayne State
- Totaled 17 points, six rebounds plus four assists and two steals in the 91-83 victory over Augustana
- Named NSIC Player of the Week for the third time this season (12/5/16 & 1/3/17)

South Division Player of the Week
G - Joey Witthus, Minnesota State-Mankato (SO)

- Led the Maverick offense with an average of 17.5 points in wins at UMC and BSU
- Added 5.5 rebounds and 4.0 assists per game
- Shot 54.5% from the field connecting on 12-of-22 shots, including 5-of-11 from three point range
- Scored 16 points with four assists in 74-70 win at UMC
- Recorded a game-high 19 points in 86-73 win at BSU
- Did not commit a turnover in 71 minutes of play



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

- Was a team-high scorer on the weekend, averaging 17.5 points
- Went 8-17 from the floor versus Sioux Falls and 4-7 against the Southwest Minnesota State defense for a shooting percentage of 52.1 in the two contests
- Recorded 11 rebounds, four assists, and six blocks against the two opponents
- Ristau now leads the team with an average of 16.1 points and 7.7 rebounds per game
- Within the NSIC, the junior is fifth in scoring, seventh in rebounds, sixth in field goal percentage and sixth in blocked shots
- Named NSIC Player of the Week for the third time this season (12/12/16 & 1/23/17)

South Division Player of the Week
C - Caitlyn Russell, Concordia-St. Paul (SR)

- Averaged 22 points, 8.5 rebounds, and 2.0 blocks in a pair of road wins
- Shot 54.8% (17-31) combined in the two games
- Recorded third double-double of the season with 21 points and 11 rebounds in 68-60 win at BSU
- The 11 rebounds against BSU tied her career-high
- Added three blocks against the Beavers
- Finished with 23 points, six rebounds, and one block in 90-84 win at UMC
- Shot 10-12 (83.3%) from the free-throw line over the weekend
- Has recorded three straight 20-plus point games
- Named NSIC Player of the Week for the second consecutive week