December 22, 2007
USI's Plummer Earns Second GLVC Weekly Basketball Honor
Senior Forward Posts Season-High in Win over Ferris State
INDIANAPOLIS – The University of Southern Indiana's Norman Plummer (Cincinnati, Ohio) is the Great Lakes Valley Conference Men's Basketball Player of the Week. The senior forward led the Eagles to an 83-60 win over visiting Ferris State on Wednesday.
In the Eagles' 23-point victory over the Great Lakes Region foe, Plummer netted a game and season-high 30 points on 12-for-16 (.750) shooting from the field.
He also pulled down nine rebounds and had two steals and an assist. Plummer was 6-for-7 (.857) from the free-throw line.
On the year, Plummer is averaging 22.3 points and 10.1 rebounds per game. He also is shooting 70.5 percent from the field (67-95) 40 percent from beyond the three-point arc (3-5) and 71.2 percent from the line (42-59).
USI (6-2, 1-0) has won four straight games and will host Michigan Tech on Dec. 30.
Other top performers in the GLVC last week included Drury's Steven Gum, Kentucky Wesleyan's T.J. Smith, Missouri-St. Louis' Larricus Brown and SIU Edwardsville's T.J. Gray.
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