Brandon Emerick Voted NACC Men's Basketball Player of the Week

Rockford University junior guard Brandon Emerick has been voted the Northern Athletics Collegiate Conference Men's Basketball Player of the Week. Emerick becomes the first RU men's basketball player to receive a NACC weekly award this season, and it is also the first time in his career that he has been named the conference's player of the week.

Brandon Emerick helped lead the Regents to a perfect 2-0 record in NACC play last week. He opened with 18 points on 7-of-11 shooting, 5 rebounds, 5 assists and a career-high 8 steals in Rockford's 87-80 win over Marian. Emerick followed that up with a career-high 29 points on 10-of-15 shooting, including making a career-high 7 triples, 6 assists, 4 steals and 3 rebounds in a 101-93 victory over Aurora. For the week, Emerick averaged 23.5 points on 65.4% shooting from the floor and 68.8% shooting from three-point range. He also averaged 6.0 steals, 5.5 assists and 4.0 rebounds.

The RU men's basketball team will put its three-game winning streak on the line Wednesday, December 11 at Knox College. Tip-off is set for 7:00 PM.

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