(Orange City) Northwestern forward Zach Leeper is this week’s Great Plains Athletic Conference Player-of-the-Week.
The Adair-Casey graduate averaged 21 points and five rebounds per game for the Red Raiders who went 2-0 at the Vanguard (Bill Reynolds) Classic. For the week he made 18-25 shots (72%) and was 6-10 from the three point line. He also dished out four assists at Northwestern improved to 12-3 on the year. The 14th ranked Red Raiders resume conference play on Wednesday hosting Concordia in Orange City. Through 15 games, Leeper leads the team with 28 three-pointers made and ranks 2nd on the team in scoring with an average of 12.9 points per game.