The following are NetScouts Basketball’s National Players of the Week for games ending February 10, 2013.
Men: Nate Wolters, South Dakota State, Sr., Guard
Wolters receives NetScouts Basketball’s National Player of the Week honors after posting an NCAA season-best scoring performance with 53 points against Ft. Wayne. This was a new school-record and a Summit League record for points scored in a regulation game. In amassing the highest NCAA point total since 2009, Wolters converted 17-of-28 field goal attempts, including 9-of-14 three-point attempts, and 10-of-11 free throws in the 80-74 South Dakota State win. Wolters followed his record-setting performance with 36 points, seven assists and six rebounds in a tough 88-83 loss at Oakland. He shot 12-of-20 from the field and converted all nine free throw attempts in that game. For the week, Wolters averaged 44.5 points, five assists and five rebounds per game while shooting 60.4 percent (29-of-48) overall, 52.2 percent (12-of-23) from beyond the arc, and 95 percent (19-of-20) from the free throw line.
Women: Kelia Shelton: Louisiana Tech, Soph., Guard,
Shelton, a 5-8 redshirt sophomore transfer from Clemson, averaged 33.5 points and 9.5 rebounds per game, shooting 62 percent (24-of-39) from the field, including 6-of-9 on three-point attempts. In a 79-73 win against UTSA, she scored 45 points to top the previous 22-year-old WAC individual game mark of 44 points and score the highest total in a Division I game this season. She followed up with 22 points and 11 rebounds in a 68-63 loss against Texas State.
Thanks to wacsports.com for the Kelia Shelton photo.