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Jan. 23, 2017

BOSTON (MA) -- Central Michigan's Marcus Keene earns Lou Henson award national player of the week honors.

The 5-foot-8 junior set a school-record with 50 points, on Saturday against Miami (Ohio). Keene shot 65% from the field. He was 10-for-15 from 3-point range and a perfect 10-for-10 from the free throw line.  He also had four assists and three steals. Earlier in the week he had 29 and seven assists against Ball State.

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 11 (Jan. 23) Marcus Keene (Central Michigan)
Week 10 (Jan. 16) Quincy McKnight (Sacred Heart)
Week 9 (Jan. 9) Curtis Cobb (Fairfield)
Week 8 (Jan. 2) Jeremy Senglin (Weber State)
Week 7 (Dec. 26) Jared Brownridge (Santa Clara)
Week 6 (Dec. 19) Justin Robinson (Monmouth)
Week 5 (Dec. 12) Erick Neal (UT Arlington)
Week 4 (Dec. 5) Kevin Hervey (UT Arlington)
Week 3 (Nov. 28) Bryson Scott (Fort Wayne)
Week 2 (Nov. 21) Eric Mika (BYU)
Week 1 (Nov. 14) Mike Aaman (Wagner)



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