Men's Basketball

Bardsley receives Association of Division III Independents men’s basketball Player of the Week award

Bardsley receives Association of Division III Independents men’s basketball Player of the Week award

OVERLAND PARK, Kan. – Nebraska Wesleyan University senior guard Trey Bardsley (Beatrice, Neb.) has been awarded the Association of Division III Independents men's basketball Player of the Week. Bardsley scored 36 points twice in the week as the Prairie Wolves were 1-1 in GPAC road games. In the upset of No. 18 Hastings, Bardsley recorded his first double-double of the season with 36 points and 11 assists. The senior was 6-of-10 from downtown and also pulled down six rebounds against the Broncos. In Nebraska Wesleyan's 92-88 road loss at Dordt, Bardsley had 36 points and five rebounds. The guard made a three-pointer to cut the lead to one point in the final 10 seconds after the Prairie Wolves had trailed by nine with under two minutes to play. Bardsley hit three trifectas and was 11-of-12 at the free throw line, his only miss was on purpose with three seconds left. The senior played all 40 minutes in both games and with his big week, Bardsley went over 1,400 career points and is now in the top 10 on the Nebraska Wesleyan career scoring charts. The guard has now taken home Player of the Week honors five times and currently leads the nation with 30.1 points per game.