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Mid Major Plus Blog | Matt Harvey

Fri, 02/22/2013
Player of the Week Nate Wolters, South Dakota State Jackrabbits Nate WoltersThe 6’3” Guard broke out for a season high 53 point game vs. IUPUI on February 8th (more than any player over the past four seasons, since Jodie Meeks dropped 54 on Tennessee in 2008-09) and has put together a...
Fri, 02/01/2013
Player of the Week Kelly Olynyk, Gonzaga Bulldogs Kelly OlynykThe legit 7 footer is having a terrific season and this week was no different as he had 26 points and 9 rebounds against BYU. The big man is averaging 18ppg on 66% shooting in only 25mpg. Olynyk is also ranked among the top 5 in NCAA...
Fri, 01/25/2013
Co-Players of the Week Mike Muscala, Bucknell Bison Mike MuscalaMuscala is having a very good senior season for the Bucknell Bison. He’s probably the most consistent player in the country right now. Last week he led his Bison to a victory over Colgate, by scoring 25 points, grabbing 10...
Sun, 01/13/2013
Player of the Week Kelly Olynyk, Gonzaga Bulldogs Kelly OlynykThe 7 foot Junior center, resembles a Grateful Dead (Dead Head) more than he does a standout basketball player. He has transformed his basketball career going from a bench warmer over the last couple of years to a solid contributor and...
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...