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WIAC Men's and Women's Basketball Athletes of the Week and Standings: Nov. 28 - Dec. 4

12/08/2022, 12:30pm CST

From the WIAC --

WIAC Kwik Trip Athletes of the Week
(Week of November 28 - December 4)


Ethan Anderson, Senior (Black River Falls, Wis./Black River Falls), Guard of UW-La Crosse 

Anderson averaged 22.0 points, 4.0 rebounds and 2.5 assists in two wins during the week. He finished with 15 points, three assists, two rebounds and two blocks in 18 minutes in UW-La Crosse's 88-74 victory at UW-Whitewater on Nov. 30. Anderson then scored a season-high 29 points with six rebounds and assists in an 84-77 win over UW-Eau Claire on Dec. 3. He went 10 of 13 from the field, including 4 of 6 from three-point range, and 5 of 6 at the line against the Blugolds. He shot 70.0 percent (14 of 20) from the field in the two games, including 66.7 percent (4 of 6) from three-point range. Anderson was 12 of 13 (92.3 percent) at the free-throw line.  

Also nominated: 
UW-Eau Claire, Michael Casper, Junior, Guard, Merrill, Wis. (Merrill) 
UW-Oshkosh, Levi Borchert, Senior, Forward, Kimberly, Wis. (Kimberly) 
UW-Platteville, Logan Pearson, Junior, Forward, Kimberly, Wis. (Kimberly)
UW-Stevens Point, Jake Buchanan, Junior, Guard, Kimberly, Wis. (Kimberly)
UW-Stout, Brody Fox, Sophomore, Guard, Mahtomedi, Minn. (Mahtomedi)
UW-Whitewater, Trevon Chislom, Junior, Forward, McFarland, Wis. (McFarland) 


Macy Nilsen, Senior (Edina, Minn./Edina), Guard/Forward of UW-River Falls 

Nilsen averaged 20.5 points per game against No. 12-ranked UW-Eau Claire and No. 9-ranked UW-Whitewater. She had a season-high 24 points, including 13 points in the fourth quarter alone to lead the Falcons to a 67-64 win at UW-Whitewater on Dec. 3. In the two games, she totaled 12 rebounds and shot over 40 percent from the field, including 11 for 14 at the free-throw line. 

Also nominated:
UW-Eau Claire, Jessie Ruden, Senior, Guard, Rochester, Minn. (John Marshall)
UW-La Crosse, Kyah Steiner, Senior, Forward, Onalaska, Wis. (La Crosse Aquinas)
UW-Platteville, Sarah Mueller, Junior, Forward, Stevens Point, Wis. (Pacelli Catholic)
UW-Stevens Point, Alexa Thomson, Sophomore, Guard, De Pere, Wis. (West)
UW-Stout, Amanda Giesen, Junior, Forward, New Prague, Minn. (New Prague) 
UW-Whitewater, Kacie Carollo, Sophomore, Guard, Whitewater, Wis. (Whitewater) 

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