February 20, 2017 Dillion Young, Marietta Young led the Pioneers past Muskingum and Ohio Northern, averaging 20.0 points and 4.0 rebounds per game. He shot an impressive 76.2% (16-of-21) from the floor and 62.5% (5-of-8) from three-point range. He added five assists and five steals.
February 13, 2017 DeAllen Jackson, Mount Union
February 6, 2017 Devon Allen, Ohio Northern Allen led the Polar Bears to a pair of wins last week, averaging 25.5 points, three rebounds and 2.5 assists-per-game. He tied a season-high 27 points in a 94-76 win against BW and followed that with a game-high 24 points in 101-96 win over Muskingum. Allen shot 16-of-29 (.552), including 13-of-23 (.565) from three-point range and was 6-of-6 from the free-throw
January 30, 2017 A.J. Edwards, Marietta Edwards averaged 24.5 points, 8.5 rebounds to lead the Pioneers past Otterbein and Baldwin Wallace and extend his streak of double-digit scoring to 20 games. He notched his seventh double-double of the season against BW with 26 points. On the week he shot 19-of-36 (.528) and was 11-of-15 from free-throw line (.733) This is the third time this season Edwards has earned this honor.
January 9, 2017 Matt Hughes, Otterbein Hughes helped the Cardinals to a pair of victories last week, averaging 20.5 points and 7.5 rebounds-per-game. Against Ohio Northern, Hughes scored 13 points and grabbed seven rebounds and three steals. He scored a career-high 28 points and tallied eight rebounds in an overtime win at Mount Union. On the week, Hughes shot 13-of-23 (.565) and was 14-of-16 from the free-throw line.
January 3, 2017 DeAllen Jackson, Mount Union At the Mount Union Holiday Classic, Jackson led the Purple Raiders past Wilkes (Pa.), 74-70, with a game-high 24 points with 16 rebounds and six steals. He also lead Mount Union in a 70-67 loss to Willams, with 25 points and five rebounds. Jackson shot 17-of-34 from the field, including 7-of-14 from three-point range and was 8-of-8 from the free-throw line. He was named to the all-tournament team.
December 19, 2016 Tyrel Jackson, Capital Jackson helped the Crusaders to a 2-0 record last week. In a win over nationally ranked Denison, Jackson posted a career and game-high 31 points and added five rebounds and four steals. He followed that performance up with 12 points, four rebounds, three steals and one block in a win at Baldwin Wallace. On the week, Jackson shot 16-of-29 (.552) and was a perfect 6-of-6 from the free-throw line.
December 12, 2016 Ryan Berger, John Carroll Berger averaged 17. 5 points, 2.5 rebounds, 1.5 steals to lead the Blue Steaks past Mount Union and nationally ranked No. 3 Marietta. He tallied 18 points against Mount Union and 17 points versus Marietta. Berger shot 9-of-19 from the field, including 6-of-10 from three points range and was 11-of-12 from the free-throw line.
December 5, 2016 JJ Jukura, Mount Union Kukura led the Purple Raiders to an 89-77 win over Hiram as he hit his career high with 40 points and 10 rebounds. He also contributed 11 points and four rebounds in Mount Union's 84-79 win over Wilmington. On the week, Kukura averaged 25.5 points and seven rebounds-per-game and shot 15-of-32 (.469) from the field and 17-of-17 from the free throw line.
November 21, 2016 A.J. Edwards, Marietta Edwards led the No. 17 Pioneers to a perfect 3-0 record to start the season off at the Hoopsville Invitational, including a win over No. 2 ranked Christopher Newport University. For the week, Edwards averaged 18.3 points and 8.0 rebounds per game. He shot 22-of-38 (57.9%) from the floor and f4-of-10 (40.0%) from three-point range. He notech a double-double in a win over La Roche with 24 points and ten rebounds. He earned all-tournament honors for his efforts.
February 22, 2016 A.J. Edwards, Marietta Marietta junior post player A.J. Edwards (Twinsburg) led the No. 4 Pioneers to a pair of wins last week, clinching the OAC Regular-Season title and the No.1 seed in the conference tournament. Edwards averaged a double-double last week scoring 25 points and grabbing 10.5 rebounds-per-game. At Otterbein, he scored 20 points and pulled down 12 rebounds. He followed that with a career-high 30 points against the Polar Bears. On the week, he was 17-of-23 (.739) from the floor and was 14-of-18 (.778) at the free-throw line. Other Nominees: Somon Kucharewicz, JCU…Cody Dillon, MTU…Aron Thress, ONU…Kiere Bennie, HEID…Mark Minch, CAP
February 15, 2016 Aron Thress, Ohio Northern Ohio Northern junior forward Aron Thress (Lancaster/Amanda Clearcreek) led the Polar Bears to a pair of OAC victories with two double-doubles. Thress scored 22 points and had a career-high 18 rebounds against Heidelberg and scored 25 points and grabbed 15 rebounds in a win at Muskingum. Thress shot 13-of-28 (.464) from the floor and was 21-of-27 from the free-throw line.
February 8, 2016 Cam Kuhn, Baldwin Wallace Baldwin Wallace sophomore guard Cam Kuhn (Vermilion) scored 52 points last week to help the Yellow Jackets to wins over Heidelberg and Otterbein. Kuhn shot 21-of-34 from the floor (.618), including six-of-12 from three point range and four-of-six from the free-throw line. He also had three assists, two rebounds and a steal on the week. Other Nominees: Luis Garcia, MAR…David Linane, JCU…Jake Jacubec, MTU…Austin Schreck, CAP…Aron Thress, ONU
February 1, 2016 Mark Minch, Capital Capital senior guard Mark Minch (Cincinnati/Lakota East) led the Crusaders in a win over Wilmington and in a hard fought loss to Mount Union, averaging 35 points, six rebounds, four assists and 3.5 steals-per-game last week. Minch shot 25-of-38 (.658) from the field, including four-of-nine from three-point range and was 16-of-17 from the free-throw line. Other Nominees: David Linane, JCU…Jarrett Ruffin, MTU…Aron Thress, ONU…Dillon Young, MAR…Matt Hughes, OTT…Jarrell Marsh, MUSK
January 25, 2016 Mark Minch, Capital Capital senior guard Mark Minch (Cincinnati/Lakota East) led the Crusaders to a 1-1 record last week, averaging 25 points, seven rebounds and two assists-per-game. Minch shot 20-of-31 (.645) including two-of-four from three-point range (.500) and was eight-of-12 from the free-throw line. Other Nominees: David Linane, JCU…Dillon Young, MAR…Rickey Wilson, MUSK…Jake Fetherolf, BW…Aaron Thress, ONU
January 18, 2016 Ryan Farragher, John Carroll John Carroll junior guard Ryan Farragher (Polan Youngstown Cardinal Mooney) averaged 16.5 points, 3.5 rebounds and three assists to lead JCU to a 2-0 record last week. Farragher shot 13-of-28 (.464), including three-of-three from three-point range and was four-of-four from the free-throw line. He came off the bench and led the Blue Streaks with 21 points in 18 minutes in a 116-93 win over No. 19 Mount Union. Farragher also added 12 points in a 94-80 win over Otterbein to help JCU take control of first place in the OAC. Other Nominees: Mark Minch, CAP…Zach McCorkle, WC…Aron Thress, ONU…A.J. Edwards…Kiere Bennie, HEID…Jake Fetherolf, BW
January 11, 2016 Joshua Keyes, Muskingum Muskingum junior Joshua Keyes (East Cleveland) led the Muskies last week, averaging 21.5 points and 16 rebounds-per-game. Keyes has a dominating performance with a career-high 36 points and 21 rebounds in a 106-101 overtime loss to Case Western on Wednesday. Keyes shot 14-of-23, including two three-pointers and was six-of-six from the free-throw line. Keys then added seven points, 11 rebounds, three assists, two blocks and one steal in a 97-91 loss to No. 7 John Carroll on Saturday. Other Nominees: David Linane, JCU…Mark Minch, CAP…JJ Kukura, MTU…Aron Thress, ONU…AJ Edwards, MAR
January 4, 2016 Simon Kucharewicz, John Carroll John Carroll senior forward Simon Kucharewicz (Brook Park/Midpark) averaged 16.5 points and 8.5 rebounds-per-game to lead the Blue Streaks to a pair of victories at the Land of Magic Classic in Daytona Beach, Fla. Kucharewicz scored 19 points in just 17 minutes and was eight-of 10 from the field as JCU defeated Brockport State 115-94. He recorded a double-double with 14 points and 11 rebounds in an 89-68 win over Bridgewater State. On the week, Kucharewicz also added four assists, three steals and two blocks. Other Nominees: Dillon Young, MAR…Devon Allen, ONU…Jake Phillis, OTT…Cam Kuhn, BW
December 21, 2015 David Linane, John Carroll John Carroll junior guard David Linane (Euclid/Gilmour Academy) led the Blue Streak past No.8 Marietta, 82-78, with a game-high 27 points and four rebounds. Linane shot 10-of-21 (.476), including five-of-10 from three-point range and two-of-two from the free-thrown line. He also recorded five assists and four turnover. Other Nominees: Cam Kuhn, BW…David Linane, JCU…Jake Phillis, OTT…A.J. Edwards, MAR…Aron Thress, ONU
December 7, 2015 Cam Kuhn, Baldwin Wallace Baldwin Wallace sophomore guard Cam Kuhn (Vermilion) averaged 41 points and five rebounds-per-game. Kuhn scored a school single-game record 51 points in a 110-109 overtime loss at Mount Union on Wednesday and added a game-high 31 points in an 80-69 win at Otterbein. Kuhn shot 24-of-45 from the floor, including 11 of 21 from three-point range and 23-of-24 from the free-throw line. He tied a single-game school record with nine three-pointers at Mount Union and made a single-game school-record 15-of-15 shooting from the foul line at Otterbein. Other Nominees: David Linane, John Carroll…Eddy Grenert, MAR…Will Hannah, CAP…Konnor Baker, ONU…JJ Kukura, MTU
November 30, 2015 Devon Allen, Ohio Northern Ohio Northern junior guard Devon Allen (Lima) helped the Polar Bears to a 1-1 record last week, averaging 33.5 points, 2.5 rebounds and 3.5 assists-per-game. Allen shot 14-of-25 (.560), including 12-of-20 (.600) from three point range. Allen scored 31 points and recorded a game-high nine three-point field goals in a 93-83 win over Defiance. Other Nominees: Doug Caputo, JCU…Mark Minch, CAP…DeAvery Collins, HEID…Jake Fetherolf, BW
November 23, 2015 A.J. Edwards, Marietta Marietta junior post player A.J. Edwards (Twinsburgh) led the Pioneers to a 3-0 record last week including a 92-90 win over No. 6 Catholic University in the Shrine Tournament Championship game. Edwards was named the Cliff Rose Most Valuable Player after recording a team-high 20 points and seven rebounds in the title game. Edwards also recorded a double-double with 15 points and 13 rebounds against Bethany. For the week, Edwards averaged 17 points and 9.0 rebounds-per-game. He blocked a total of seven shots and was 15-of-19 (78.9%) at the free throw line. Other Nominees: Danny Wallack, JCU…Zach McCorkle, WC…JJ Kukura, MTU…Jarrell Marsh, MUSK…Joey Hurless, ONU…A.J. Edwards, MAR…Jake Phillis, OTT…Cam Kuhn, BW
November 16, 2015 Jalen Paige, Muskingum Muskingum freshman guard Jalen Paige (Vandalia/Butler) Paige made his collegiate debut with a team-high 24 points and a team-best seven assists in a 90-83 overtime win against Waynesburg. He connected on seven-of-10 field goals, which included hitting three-of-four three-point shots. Paige also made seven-of-11 free throw attempts, grabbed four rebounds and notched one steal in 38 minutes. .Other Nominees: Will Starks, JCU…Cody Dillon, MTU…Zach McCorkle, WC…Mark Minch, CAP…Konnor Baker, ONU…Jake Fetherolf, BW…A.J. Edwards
February 23, 2015 Eddy Grenert, Marietta Marietta junior post player Eddy Grenert (Wooster/Triway) helped the Pioneers to a pair of victories last week as Marietta clinched the regular season crown and the top seed in this week's league tournament. Grenert scored 16 points, had three steals and five rebounds in Marietta's 95-69 win over Otterbein. The Pioneers clinched the conference title with a 74-65 victory over Ohio Northern. Against the Polar Bears, Grenert notched his fifth double-double of the season with 17 points and 10 rebounds. For the week he hit 58.3% of his shot attempts and was 4-of-10 from three-point range.
February 16, 2015 Jarrett Ruffin, Mount Union
February 9, 2015 Garrett Stephenson, Marietta Marietta senior post Garrett Stephenson (West Milton/Milton-Union) led the Pioneers to a 2-0 record last week, averaging 17 points and 7.5 rebounds-per-game. Stephenson grabbed 20 points and 11 rebounds in an 85-73 win over Capital for his third double-double of the season. He followed that up with 14 points in an 85-75 win over Wilmington. On the week, Stephenson shot 14-of-19 (.737) from the field, including two-of-four from three-point range and four-of-four from the free-throw line.
February 2, 2015 Jarrett Ruffin, Mount Union
January 26, 2015 RaNeal Ewing, Marietta
January 19, 2015 DeAllen Jackson, Mount Union Mount Union sophomore guard DeAllen Jackson (Akron/ArchbishopnHoban) averaged 21 points and 4.5 rebounds-per-game last week to lead the Purple Raiders to a 2-0 record. Jackson tallied a game-high 18 points, six rebounds and five steals in an 86-66 win over Muskingum. He then scored a career-high 24 points to lead the Raiders past John Carroll, 95-92. Jackson shot 15-of-21 from the field, including seven-of-eight from three point range and five-of-five from the free-throw line.
January 19, 2015 DeAllen Jackson, Mount Union
January 5, 2015 Doug Caputo, John Carroll
December 22, 2014 Logan Kimble, Muskingum
December 15, 2014 David Hendrickson, John Carroll John Carroll senior forward David Hendrickson (Saline, Mich.) averaged 18 points and two rebounds-per-game to lead the Blue Streak to a 2-0 record and head coach Mike Moran to his 400th win. Hendrickson had 19 points in a 96-86 win over Wilmington and 17 points in a 97-78 win versus Ohio Northern. He shot 13-of-20 from the field, including seven-of-11 from three-point range and three-of-five from the free-throw line to surpass 700 career points.
December 8, 2014 Eddy Grenert, Mareitta Marietta junior post Eddy Grenert (Wooster/Triway) posted back-to-back double-doubles to lead the Pioneers to two OAC road wins. Grenert scored 15 points and grabbed 13 rebounds at Muskingum and then followed that up with a team-high 14 points and 12 boards at Wilmington. On the week, he shot 11-of-20 from the field and seven-of-nine from the free-throw line.
December 1, 2014 Andrew Bolka, Capital Capital senior forward Andrew Bolka (Xenia) led the Crusader last week, averaging 20 points and 11.5 rebounds-per-game. Bolka shot 12-of-15 (.800) from the field and 16-of-24 from the free-throw line. Against Ohio Wesleyan, he scored a team-high 21 points and had career-high 17 rebounds. He scored 19 points and added six rebounds against Mt. St. Joseph.
November 24, 2014 Justin Roth, Baldwin Wallace Baldwin Wallace senior guard Justin Roth (Parma/Parma) scored 37 points, grabbed seven rebounds and passed for six assists as the Yellow Jackets split a pair of games. At Case Western, Roth scored 13 points, had six rebounds and three assists. In a win versus Washington & Jefferson, he posted a career-high 24 points and had one rebound and three assists.
November 17, 2014 Isaiah Roux, Ohio Northern Ohio Northern senior guard Isaiah Roux (Orlando, Fla./Lyman) led ONU to the championship of the MSOE All-Engineers Classic, and was named the Tournament MVP. He scored a team-high 22 points in the Polar Bears’ win over #26 CMS, and then posted nine points, grabbed seven rebounds, and had five assists in the championship game win over MSOE.
Mark Minch, Capital Capital senior guard Mark Minch (Cincinnati/Lakota East) scored a season-high 25 points to lead the Crusaders to a 78-66 win over Ohio Northern. Minch shot 10-of-16 from the floor (.625) and five-of-nine from the free-throw line. He recorded two rebounds and one steal. Other Nominees: Luis Garcia, MAR… Doug Caputo, JCU… Jarrell Marsh, MUSK… Jake Fetherolf, BW… Aron Thress, ONU