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Braun Named League Player of the Week

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North Dakota State's Taylor Braun was named as The Summit League's Men's Basketball Player of the Week following his performance in three games from Nov. 18-24.

Braun garnered his third career Player of the Week award, and first of the season, after posting career-high point and assist totals during the week. Against Southern Mississippi, Braun equaled his career-best with 11 assists while scoring 11 points and adding four steals.

Two nights later in a victory at Western Michigan, Braun had a team-high 23 points to go along with six rebounds and three steals. Braun recorded a career-high 34 points, including 18 made free throws for the second-most in NDSU single-game history, at North Dakota.

For the week, Braun averaged 22.7 points, 4.0 assists, 3.7 rebounds and 3.0 steals per game.

NDSU will travel to Santa Clara, Calif., next to take part in the Cable Car Classic, playing host Santa Clara on Nov. 29 and either Rice or Rider on Nov. 30.


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