Aurora University's Max Vickers has been named the Northern Athletics Collegiate Conference Men's Basketball Student-Athlete of the Week for events of Feb. 12-18, as selected by the league's sports information directors.
Vickers (Streator, Ill.) averaged nearly a double-double on the week that vaulted the Spartans to the NACC regular-season title and the top seed in the NACC Tournament. The junior forward averaged 24.5 points and 9.5 rebounds as AU defeated Dominican University, 81-63, and Marian University, 96-75. He shot 69.2 percent from the field and 55.6 percent from 3-point range.
Other nominations: Jens Soderholm, Benedictine; Jordan Johnson, Concordia Wisconsin; Tim Robertson, Dominican; Travis Kell, Edgewood; Shakur Jinad, Lakeland; Kelvin Jones, Marian; Tegan Miles, MSOE; Tony Diemer, Rockford; Collin Kennedy, Wisconsin Lutheran.