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Wilkison Named NCAC Player of the Week

January 27, 2014

untitled 17Greencastle, Ind.- After leading the Tigers to an upset over 2nd-ranked Wooster, senior guard Michael Wilkison (Cincinnati, Ohio/Anderson) was selected as the North Coast Athletic Conference Men’s Basketball Player of the Week.

In DePauw’s 70-60 win over arch-rival Wabash Wilkison notched a game-high 26 points after going 8-11 from the floor and 5-6 from three-point land. He followed that up with another game-high 23 point performance leading the Tigers past the second-ranked Fighting Scots by a score of 78-74.

On the week, Wilkison tallied 49 points, shooting 61.4 percent (14-23) from the floor and 77.4 percent (10-13) from beyond the arc. He also shot 91.7 percent (11-12) from the charity stripe and moved into fourth place on DePauw’s career free throw percentage list shooting 82.8 percent over his career.

Wilkison has now scored double-digits over the last four contests averaging 21.5 points per game.

DePauw is 13-4 on the year and 8-2 in the NCAC and are back in action Wednesday, January 29, at Denison University. Tipoff is scheduled for 6 p.m. Live links for Wednesday’s game can be found by visiting the team homepage.

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