Wisconsin Lutheran College's Chase Nowak has been named the Northern Athletics Collegiate Conference Men's Basketball Student-Athlete of the Week for events of Dec. 11-17, as selected by the league's sports information directors.
Nowak (Milwaukee, Wis.) poured in a career and game-high 36 points in 35 minutes of the Warriors' 102-98 heartbreaking overtime loss on Saturday at Benedictine University. The senior swingman shot a blistering 71.4 percent (15-for-21) from the floor en route to scoring the ninth-most points in a game in program history. It was Nowak's first 30-plus point game of his career.
Other nominations: Marcus Myers, Aurora; Jens Soderholm, Benedictine; Josh Hau, Concordia Wisconsin; Sy Staver, Edgewood; Shakur Jinad, Lakeland; Alex Manhardt, Marian; Jason Palesse, MSOE.