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RUSSELLVILLE, Ark. – The Great American Conference announced the league’s 10th Men’s and Women’s Basketball Players of the Week for the 2019-20 season. Harding’s Cheyenne Brown captured the Women’s award while Southern Nazarene’s Jhonathan Dunn claimed the Men’s accolade.

GAC WOMEN’S PLAYER OF THE WEEK – Cheyenne Brown, Harding, F, Sr., Ben Wheeler, Texas
Brown led the Lady Bisons to a road win at Arkansas Tech and a home victory against Southern Arkansas by averaging 22.5 points and 9.0 rebounds. Brown, who entered the week averaging 8.6 points per game, tallied a career-high 28 in the overtime triumph against the Golden Suns. She registered her first double-double of the season. She added five blocked shots.

GAC MEN’S PLAYER OF THE WEEK – Jhonathan Dunn, Southern Nazarene, G, Sr., San Antonio, Texas
Dunn became the first men’s player in GAC history to reach the 2,000-point plateau during the Crimson Storm’s 17-point win against Oklahoma Baptist. He followed up with a career-high 42 points against East Central. In the two wins, he went 26-for-39 from the floor and 8-for-15 from the 3-point arc. He ranks second in Division II in scoring, averaging 28.6 points per game.

OTHERS NOMINATED
Maci Mains, G (Henderson State), Briley Moon, G (Southeastern Oklahoma State), Sonia Sarda, G (Southern Nazarene), Berniezha Tidwell, G (Arkansas-Monticello)

Adam Dworsky, G (Southeastern Oklahoma State), RJ Glasper, G (Arkansas Tech), Romio Harvey, G (Harding), Trey Harris, G (Ouachita), Aaron Lucas, G (Southern Arkansas), Chris Parker, G (Henderson State)

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