UND's Stewart collects #SummitMBB weekly award

UND's Marlon Stewart earned his second #SummitMBB weekly award in the past three weeks after averaging 25.5 ppg in two league wins.
UND's Marlon Stewart earned his second #SummitMBB weekly award in the past three weeks after averaging 25.5 ppg in two league wins.

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – For the second time in the past three weeks, league officials named North Dakota Guard Marlon Stewart their #SummitMBB Player of the Week. Stewart averaged 25.5 ppg, 7.5 apg and 6.0 rpg to lead the Fighting Hawks to their first 2-0 start in conference play since the 2005-06 season.

In UND's league opener at Denver, Stewart scored a team-high 22 points, dished out seven assists and grabbed six rebounds in the 82-71 road victory.

Three days later against Purdue Fort Wayne, the Rock Island, Ill., native equaled his career-high with 29 points on 8-of-16 shooting from the floor and dished out eight more assists during the 83-69 victory.

Stewart leads the Summit League in assists, distributing 5.3 per game and is one of the league's top five scorers with a 16.7 ppg clip.

PLAYER OF THE WEEK
Marlon Stewart, North Dakota 
Sr. | G | Rock Island, Ill.

  • Averaged 25.5 ppg, 7.5 apg and 6.0 rpg during 2-0 league start for the Fighting Hawks
  • After 22-point outing in road win at Denver, equaled career-high with 29 points in home win over Purdue Fort Wayne, dishing out at least seven assists in both victories
  • This is the second Summit League weekly honor for Stewart in the last three weeks

Also nominated: Emmanuel Nzekwesi, Oral Roberts; Tyler Hagedorn, South Dakota; Tyson Ward, North Dakota State; Douglas Wilson, South Dakota State; Wanjang Tut, Omaha; Jase Townsend, Denver; Jarred Godfrey, Purdue Fort Wayne.

2019-20 Men's Basketball Players of the Week
November 11
Douglas Wilson, South Dakota State
November 18
Tyler Hagedorn, South Dakota
November 25
J.T. Gibson, Omaha
December 2
Jarred Godfrey, Purdue Fort Wayne
December 9
Rocky Kreuser, North Dakota State
December 16
Vinnie Shahid, North Dakota State
December 23
Marlon Stewart, North Dakota
December 30
Matt Pile, Omaha
Zion Young, Western Illinois
January 6
Marlon Stewart, North Dakota

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