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Feb. 29, 2016

BOSTON (MA) -- North Dakota's Quinton Hooker and High Point's Adam Wearly share Lou Henson award national player of the week honors.

Hooker helped UND to a pair of wins last week. On Thursday the 6-foot junior had a career-high 38 points, to go along with five rebounds, three assists and two steals against Portland State. Two nights later he had 34 points, six rebounds, four assists and two steals against Sacramento State

Weary also helped his team get two big wins last week. The 6-foot-3 senior had 24 points, eight assists, four rebounds and two steals against Winthrop. Two days later he had 23 points, four assists and three rebounds as the Panthers clinched the Big South regular season championship at Presbyterian..

The Lou Henson Award is presented annually to the top Mid-Major player in Division I college basketball.

The award is named in honor of Lou Henson who retired after a spectacular coaching career that lasted 41 years. When he left the game in 2005 he was sixth all-time in career Division I wins with 779. He is the winningest coach at both Illinois and New Mexico State. He is one of only 12 coaches in the history of the game to take two schools to the Final Four.


Week 16 (Feb. 29) Quinton Hooker (North Dakota & Adam Wearly (High Point)
Week 15 (Feb. 22) Stefan Jankovic (Hawaii)
Week 14 (Feb. 15) Anthony Beane (Southern Illinois)
Week 13 (Feb. 8) Shawn Long (UL-Lafayetre) & Justin Robinson (Monmouth)
Week 12 (Feb. 1) Nick Faust (Long Beach State)
Week 11 (Jan. 25) Joshua Braun (Grand Canyon)
Week 10 (Jan. 18) Shawn Long (UL Lafayette)
Week 9 (Jan. 11) Alec Peters (Valparaiso)
Week 8 (Jan. 4) Anthony Beane (Southern Illinois) & Chris Hass (Bucknell)
Week 7 (Dec. 28) Jordan Johnson (Milwaukee)
Week 6 (Dec. 21) Kahlil Felder (Oakland)
Week 5 (Dec. 14) Kahlil Felder (Oakland)
Week 4 (Dec. 7) D.J. Balentine (Evansville) & A.J. English (Iona)
Week 3 (Nov. 30) Quincy Ford (Northeastern) & Justin Robinson (Monmouth)
Week 2 (Nov. 23) Kahlil Felder (Oakland)
Week 1 (Nov. 16) Rashun Davis (Radford)

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