GRANVILLE, Ohio—Denison senior Jett Speelman was named the North Coast Athletic Conference Men's Basketball Player of the Week after leading the Big Red to victories over Case Western Reserve and Otterbein.
Speelman scored a season-high 23 points against Case. He was 8-of-11 from the field and finished with seven rebounds and two assists. Against the Cardinals, he tallied 19 points and four rebounds.
For the season he is averaging 19.5 ppg and 5.5 rebounds per game while shooting 55 percent from the field. He is also a perfect 26-for-26 from the free throw line. Speelman and the Big Red is off to a 4-0 start to the season. They will look to continue their fast start on Wednesday when they open North Coast Athletic Conference play at the College of Wooster. Tip-off is scheduled for 7:30 p.m.