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RUSSELLVILLE, Ark. – The Great American Conference announced the league’s Players of the Week for the final week of the basketball regular season. Southern Nazarene’s Adrienne Berry earned the Women’s honor and Arkansas Tech’s RJ Glasper claimed the Men’s award.

 

 

GAC WOMEN’S BASKETBALL OF THE WEEK – Adrienne Berry, Southern Nazarene, Jr., Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

 


Berry paced the Crimson Storm to three wins to close the regular season. She helped Southern Nazarene rally from a 14-point first-half deficit against Oklahoma Baptist as she scored 14 points and grabbed seven rebounds. She helped the Crimson Storm beat a top-10 opponent for the first time as a DII team when she scored 26 points against Southwestern Oklahoma State.

 

 

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GAC MEN’S BASKETBALL PLAYER OF THE WEEK – RJ Glasper, Arkansas Tech, Fr., Forrest City, Arkansas


Glasper capped his stellar freshman season by averaging 25.3 PPG, 6.0 RPG and 5.0 APG in three wins. He opened by recording his third double-double, 21 points and 11 rebounds, against Harding. After scoring 18 points at Ouachita, he scored a career-high 37 points vs Arkansas-Monticello. He finished the regular season leading DII Freshman in scoring at 19.7 points per game.

 

NOTABLE WOMEN’S NOMINEES
- Shakyla Begnaud, So., F, Ouachita (Posted her first two career double-doubles; scored career-high 27 vs Henderson State)
- Aaliyah Blakely, Sr., F, East Central (Averaged 13.0 points and 9.7 rebounds; Tigers clinched a spot in the GAC Championships)
- Pink Jones, So., G, Henderson State (Had back-to-back 20-plus point games; led HSU to its first 20 win season since 2006)
- Sue Key, Sr., G, Southern Arkansas (Averaged 25.0 points, including 35 in an overtime win against Arkansas-Monticello)
- Kellie Lampo, Fr., F, Harding (Helped Lady Bisons clinch fourth seed by averaging 15.7 points and 7.0 rebounds)
- Hayden Priddy, Jr., G, Southwestern Oklahoma State (Scored 24 points vs Oklahoma Baptist and 28 at Southern Nazarene)
- Lyrik Williams, Jr., F, Arkansas Tech (Shot 55.2 percent from the field in three wins; averaged 13.5 points and 9.0 rebounds)

 

NOTABLE MEN’S NOMINEES
- KJ Collins, Sr., G/F, Southern Arkansas (Shot 72.2 percent in three games; made all six of his field goals in win at Ouachita)
- Jhonathan Dunn, So., G, Southern Nazarene (Scored career-high 30 vs Oklahoma Baptist; notched double-double vs SWOSU)
- Mahlon Martin, Jr., G, Ouachita (Went 10-of-19 from the 3-point arc; scored 24 points in 87-81 win against Henderson State)
- Vladimir Nemcok, Sr., G, Oklahoma Baptist (Averaged 20.0 PPG, 8.3 RPG and 6.7 APG; shot 64.9 percent from the floor)
- Camron Talley, So., G, East Central (Scored 19 points vs Southeastern; helped Tigers to a school record sixth 100-point game)

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