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Lazarcik Earns MWC Player of the Week Honors

February 13, 2012 at 2:31 pm

James Lazarcik

Ripon, WI -- James Lazarcik, a sophomore forward for the Beloit College Men's Basketball team from LaCrescent, Minnesota, has been named the Midwest Conference Player of the Week for the week ending on February 12.  The Conference Office announced the honor on Monday afternoon.

Lazarcik helped the Bucs to two wins last week, averaging 13.5 points and 14.5 rebounds in two games last week. He also shot 61.9% (13-21) from the field and had five blocked shots. In last Wednesday’s win over St. Norbert he had nine points and a career-high 18 rebounds. In Saturday’s win at Lawrence he scored a team-high 18 points with 11 rebounds, hitting 9-13 shots from the field and making five blocks. For the season he is averaging 11.2 points and 6.6 rebounds per game while shooting 61.6% (101-164) from the field.

The Buccaneers put their four-game winning streak, the longest since the 2001-02 season, on the line Wednesday night at Carroll University in Waukesha.  Tipoff is at 7:30 p.m.