WAC MBB: GCU Midtgaard earns weekly honor

Story courtesy: Western Athletic Conference Media Relations


Grand Canyon’s Asbjørn Midtgaard has been named TicketSmarter Western Athletic Conference Men’s Basketball Player of the Week for January 4 through January 10. 

Midtgaard, a senior center from Helsingør, Denmark, led the Lopes to a road sweep at Tarleton to help GCU open WAC play with a 2-0 record. In a pair of games, he averaged 18.5 points per game, 10 rebounds per game and 2.5 blocks per game. After scoring 19 points with nine rebounds on Friday, he came back 24 hours later to score 18 points with 11 rebounds and a school DI record five blocks. On the year, the transfer from Wichita State is averaging 15.0 points per game, 9.9 rebounds per game and posts a WAC-best .731 field goal percentage.

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