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

- Averaged 24.0 points, 9.0 rebounds and 1.5 assists in wins over WSU & UIU
- Shot 70 percent (14-of-20) from the field, including 55.6 percent (5-of-9) from three-point range
- Also shot 93.8 percent (15-of-16) from the foul line
- Had 21 points on 7-of-9 shooting in 85-63 win over Winona State
- Had 24 points on 7-of-11 shooting and 11-of-12 foul shooting in 93-85 win over Upper Iowa
- Named NSIC Player of the Week for the third time this season (11/28/16 & 1/16/17)

South Division Player of the Week
F - Mike Busack, Augustana (SR)

- Averaged 18.0 points and 14.0 rebounds on the weekend
- Averaged a double-double, setting a career-high in rebounds on Friday night before matching it on Saturday
- Also shot 51.7 percent (15-of-29) from the field, including 50 percent (6-of-12) from 3-point range
- Grabbed 23 of his 28 total rebounds of the defensive glass
- Opened the weekend with 15 points and 14 rebounds in 87-68 win over Minnesota Crookston
- Followed that with 21 points and a career-high tying 14 rebounds in a 78-60 win over BSU
- Was 9-of -14 from the field and hit 3-of-4 from 3-point range
- Named NSIC Player of the Week for the second time this season (1/9/17)



North Division Player of the Week
F - Gabbie Bohl, Mary (FR)

- Averaged an NSIC high 24.5 points along with 8.0 rebounds last week
- Made 19-of-32 shots (59.3 percent) as she led UMary in scoring both games
- Scored 26 points with eight rebounds in a 65-60 loss to USF, going 8-of-9 at the free throw line
- Scored 23 points with 8 rebounds in a 82-76 win over SMSU, making 10-of-15 shots
- Scored 11 of Mary’s 14 4th quarter points in overtime win against SMSU

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

- Averaged 22.5 points, 8.0 rebounds, and 2.0 blocks over the weekend
- Notched 21 points while going 9-11 from the floor with eight rebounds in 88-75 win over SCSU
- Shot 10-18 (55.6%) from the field against UMD in route to 24 points which tied a career-high
- Added another eight rebounds in the 70-59 win
- Shot 65.5% (19-29) combined in the two games
- Shot 7-10 (70.0%) from the free throw line over the weekend
- Tallied four blocks against Minnesota Duluth
- Played an average of 32.5 minutes per game
- Has recorded five straight 20+ point games
- Named NSIC Player of the Week for the third consecutive week