Men's Basketball Athletes of the Week (period ending 1/13/2019)



Player of the Week

Shyquinn Dix, UMaine-Presque Isle

(Sophomore, G - Stamford, Connecticut)

Dix led the Owls in two conference match-ups with 27.5 points, 8.0 rebounds, 3.5 assists, and 2.0 steals per game. On Friday, Dix recorded a double-double with 21 points and 10 rebounds, and also chipped in with three assists and three steals. On Saturday, Dix scored a career-high 34 points, grabbed six rebounds, and dished out four assists. Dix added a block and only turned the ball over twice in 74 minutes.



Rookie of the Week 

Jack Kane, UMaine-Farmington

(Freshman, F/C - Cumberland, Maine)

Kane helped the Beavers pick up two NAC victories with solid play on both sides of the ball, averaging 10 points and 5.5 rebounds per conference game. He tallied seven points and two rebounds in 18 minutes of play against NVU-Lyndon on Friday, and racked up 13 points, nine rebounds and five blocks against NVU-Johnson on Saturday afternoon. In 48 minutes of work over three games this week, Kane notched 28 points, 14 rebounds, three assists, and six blocks.