ADA — Senior Branden Rushton has been named the Ohio Athletic Conference Men’s Basketball Player of the Week.
In three games over the past two weeks, Rushton averaged 25.7 ppg.
On Dec. 29, he scored 21 points and grabbed a career-high seven rebounds in Northern’s 102-69 win at Cal Tech.
On Dec. 31, Rushton set a career-high with 31 points on 12-of-18 shooting, leading the Polar Bears past Chapman (Calif.) 86-82.
Rushton also scored 25 points in ONU’s 73-68 loss to Trine (Ind.) on Saturday.
He currently leads the OAC in scoring (19.5 ppg) and in 3-point shooting percentage (.583).
ONU returns to action on Wednesday when it hosts No. 15 Marietta at 7 p.m.