NOC Basketball Players of the Week Announced:
Greg Krause, Northern Oklahoma College athletic director and women’s basketball coach, and men’s basketball Head Coach Brett Weiberg announce the NOC basketball players of the week. The women's player of the week is Sharon Karungi, a 6-foot-2-inch freshman from Kampala, Uganda, Africa. The men’s player of the week is Cortrael (Trael) Colbert, a 6-foot-2-inch freshman from Spencer, Okla. “In our only game this week, Sharon scored 22 points and grabbed 18 rebounds. Currently, she leads the team in points and rebounds. Sharon has become more consistent every day. She continues to be a staple for us on the offensive and defensive boards,” said Coach Krause. The Lady Mavs are 3-23 overall for the season and 1-13 in conference play as of Feb. 17. Coach Weiberg said, “Trael scored 18 points, had 4 rebounds and 3 assists in a 79-77 win at Western last week. He had his best game from an offensive standpoint at Western. He was 11of 13 from the free throw line and made a couple of big baskets in the second half. Trael just did a really good job of leading our basketball team and making plays.He is a very valuable member of our team. He plays a couple of positions for us, and last Monday we needed him to score some and he did just that. I’m really proud of him.” The Mavs continue their winning streak at 23-3 overall for the season and 12-2 in conference play as of Feb. 17.