ELMHURST, Ill. – South Dakota State junior guard Macy Miller was named Summit League Women's Basketball Player of the Week for her performances on opening weekend, Nov. 10-12.
Macy Miller, South Dakota State
Jr. // G // Mitchell, S.D.
- Collected her fifth career Player of the Week award
- Shot 75 percent (9-of-12) from the field with 21 points in an opening night win over NJIT
- Led the Jackrabbits to an overtime victory at George Washington with 20 points, seven assists and six rebounds
- Averaged 20.5 points, 5.0 rebounds and 4.5 assists for the week while shooting 68 percent (17-of-25) from the field and 50 percent (4-of-8) from three-point range
Also nominated: Jaelencia Williams, Fort Wayne; Taylor Thunstedt, North Dakota State; Kate Liveringhouse, South Dakota; Emily Clemens, Western Illinois
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