Ripon, WI -- James Lazarcik, a 6'5 junior forward from La Crescent, Minnesota, has been named the Midwest Conference Men's Basketball Player of the Week for the week ending December 9.
In two games last week, both MWC wins, Lazarcik averaged 17.5 points and 14.5 rebounds per game. He shot 63.2% from the field (12-19) and was 11-14 on free throws. He also had four assists and two steals. Included in his week was a career-high 30 points with 14 rebounds in Saturday’s win over Knox and 15 rebounds in last Tuesday's win at Ripon.
For the season he averages 18.4 points and 11.6 rebounds per game while shooting 73.1% from the field.
The Bucs are on a three-game MWC winning streak as they head into Tuesday night's MWC game against Lake Forest College in Flood Arena. Tipoff is at 7:30 p.m.