Copeland Earns National Recognitions

Copeland Earns National Recognitions

ANGOLA, IND.  --  Junior Trine University men's basketball player Myles Copeland (Perrysburg, Ohio/Toledo St. John's) adds to his list of acknowledgements for his individual record-setting performances last week by being selected to the D3hoops.com "Team of the Week" and as the U.S. Basketball Writers Association (USBWA) Men's Basketball "Player of the Week."

[D3hoops.com Team of the Week] [USBWA Players of the Week]

Copeland was tabbed the Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association "Player of the Week" on Monday (Feb. 12).

Copeland averaged 39.0 points and 10.0 rebounds to help lead Trine to a pair of wins this past week.  He scored a career-high 41 points, and grabbed 11 rebounds, in the Thunder's win against Calvin.

He then followed that game with a 37-point, nine-rebound effort later in the week as Trine beat Albion this past Saturday, Feb. 10.

For the season, Copeland is averaging 19.2 points per game to lead the team and is second on the team in rebounding average at 6.3 boards per game.  He is shooting an even 50.0 percent from the field (162-of-324), including 79.7 percent (118-of-148) at the free-throw line, to go along with 14 blocked shots.

Trine will play its final regular-season home game on Wednesday, Feb. 14 against Kalamazoo (Mich.) College.  Tip-off is scheduled for 7:30 p.m. at the MTI Center.

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