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Mid Major Plus Blog | Matt Harvey

Sat, 12/22/2012
Preface: Basketball outside of the Power Six Conferences is very strong this year with some players that are making a lot of contributions and living up to some high expectations. These players are demonstrating consistency that many and most of the standout players in the Power Six Conferences...
Thu, 12/13/2012
Player of the Week Anthony BennettAnthony Bennett, UNLV Runnin’ Rebels Bennett was previously featured in last week’s Top 5 PER’s in Mid Major basketball where he ranked 8th nationally. It's apparent that he’s been catching the eyes of NBA scouts as he's climbed to 15th on...
Mon, 12/03/2012
Player of the Week CJ McCollum, Lehigh CJ McCollumIt shouldn't be a surprise to see McCollum named player of the week for mid majors; he logged 23 points in 24 minutes versus Fairleigh Dickinson and 30 points against Quinnipiac including 14 straight points to spark an early run. The 30 point...
Fri, 03/02/2012
Andrew NicholsonPlayer of the Week: Andrew Nicholson, St. Bonaventure, Senior, PF, 6-9 250 lbs. After not playing up to his potential through half of the season, Nicholson has shown why he’s considered a first round NBA Draft prospect as of late. This past week, Nicholson “went...
Sun, 02/26/2012
Player of the Week Khalif Wyatt, Temple, SG, Junior, 6-4 210 lbs. Wyatt played a fundamental role in preserving Temple’s (22-5, 11-2) top spot in the Atlantic 10 Conference this week. The Owls rolled over Duquesne (15-12) in a 19-point victory and then managed to win on-the-road against La...
Sun, 02/19/2012
Player of the Week Reggie Hamilton, Oakland, PG, Senior, 5-11 175 lbs. Reggie HamiltonThe Chicago-born product has been on a tear during the month of February. In three games this past week, he scored over 30 points and shot 54.8 3P%, while also dishing out 4.0 APG. He led Oakland (15-13) to wins...
Sat, 02/11/2012
Player of the Week Greg Mangano, Yale, C, Senior, 6-10 240 lbs. Greg ManganoThe Ivy League standout has bullied several opponents this season with his size and physical presence in the paint. Penn (12-10) and Princeton (11-10) were Mangano’s most recent victims as he posted double-doubles...
Sun, 01/29/2012
Player of the Week Mike Moser, UNLV, PF, Sophomore, 6-8 195 lbs. Mike MoserMoser continued his excellent play this season by posting two double-doubles this past week. In those two games, UNLV beat Boise State (10-9) and New Mexico (16-4). Moser’s inside presence against Boise State was not...
Sat, 01/21/2012
Player of the Week Jamaal FranklinJamaal Franklin, San Diego State, SG, Sophomore, 6-5 185 lbs. Franklin led the Aztecs to a key victory over #14 UNLV (17-3) this past Saturday by scoring 24 points and gathering 10 rebounds. He shot the ball well (8-18 shooting, 8-8 free throws) and provided lots...
Sat, 01/14/2012
Player of the Week: Damian Lillard, Weber State, PG, Junior, 6-3 195 lbs. Damian LillardLillard is the nation’s leading scorer, averaging 25.8 PPG, and is one of the nation’s best shooters as well – 47.8 FG%, 46.7 3P% and 90.7 FT%. He has led Weber State to a 13-3 record,...