The Summit League WiretapJanuary 2011 The Summit League Wiretap

Oakland's Benson Earns Summit League Player Of The Week Honors

Jan 24, 2011 4:12 PM

Oakland's Keith Benson has been named Summit League Men's Basketball Player of the Week, announced by the league office on Monday.

Benson, a senior from Farmington Hills, Mich., led the Golden Grizzlies to a league record 17 consecutive conference wins and set a new all-time record in blocked shots.

He began the week with a season-high tying 28 points, 11 rebounds and blocked three shots at South Dakota State on Thursday, Jan. 20, to become The Summit League's all-time shot blocker with 320, surpassing Central Connecticut State and NBA player Keith Closs' 317 (1994-96).

Tags: Keith Benson, Oakland Golden Grizzlies, The Summit League, NCAA

South Dakota State Making Waves Nationally

Jan 22, 2011 7:43 PM

After struggling in the first couple of years in the Summit League, South Dakota State is starting to make waves both in the league and nationally.

SDSU (12-7) ranks 128th of the 345 NCAA Division I men's basketball programs, according to the College Power Index.

The Jack Rabbits also rank 14th overall in scoring with an average of 81.2 points per game.

Tags: South Dakota State Jackrabbits, The Summit League, NCAA

North Dakota State's Felt Named Summit League Player Of The Week

Jan 11, 2011 3:54 PM

North Dakota State guard Mike Felt was named the Summit League’s men‘s basketball Player of the Week.

Felt tied single game school records for free throw percentage and three-point field goals made this past week.

He averaged 21.5 points and hit 11 of 17 three-pointers.


Tags: Mike Felt, North Dakota State Bison, The Summit League, NCAA