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Shahid Named Summit League Player of the Week

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Published: Dec. 16, 2019 at 8:11 PM CST
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North Dakota State guard Vinnie Shahid garnered the first #SummitMBB Player of the Week award of his career, league officials announced Monday. The senior scored a career-high 30 points in leading the Bison to a road win at CSU Northridge

Shahid is the second straight Bison to win the weekly award as NDSU becomes the first squad with multiple recipients in 2019-20.

The Minneapolis native scored 18 of those points in the second half while NDSU held off a late rally by the Matadors. He finished 10-for-20 from the field, including a 6-for-10 clip from beyond the arc. His six makes from distance also equaled his career-high set last season as a junior at Oral Roberts.

Shahid also made all four of his foul shots and grabbed six rebounds while dishing out two assists in what was the seventh win of non-conference play for NDSU.

PLAYER OF THE WEEK

Vinnie Shahid, North Dakota State

Sr. | G | Minneapolis, Minn.

• Scored a career-high 30 points in road win at CSUN

• Equaled career-high with six makes from beyond the arc

• This is the first career Summit League weekly honor for Shahid

Also nominated: Matt Pile, Omaha; Deondre Burns, Oral Roberts; Stanley Umude, South Dakota; Douglas Wilson, South Dakota State; DeMierre Black, Purdue Fort Wayne; Ade Murkey, Denver.

2019-20 Men’s Basketball Players of the Week

November 11

Douglas Wilson, South Dakota State

November 18

Tyler Hagedorn, South Dakota

November 25

J.T. Gibson, Omaha

December 2

Jarred Godfrey, Purdue Fort Wayne

December 9

Rocky Kreuser, North Dakota State

December 16

Vinnie Shahid, North Dakota State

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