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Bush earns league’s Player of the Week honors

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HUNTINGTON, Ind. – Huntington University junior Mike Bush earned this week’s Crossroads League Player of the Week honors as announced earlier today. It marks the second straight week that a Forester was awarded this honor as HU senior Daniel Woll was last week’s Player of the Week.

In Huntington’s lone game last week, Bush set a new school record for assists in a game with 18, surpassing Matt Eberly’s 17 dimes dating back to January of 1998. The 5-7 point guard also scored 12 points, ripped down four boards and swiped two steals to guide his team to a 111-81 win over Wright State University Lake.

Bush currently leads the NAIA in assists per game with his 11.1 average. In addition to averaging double digit assists, the South Bend native (John Adams H.S.) also tosses in 13.8 points per night in addition to collecting 3.4 rebounds. He has registered double doubles in nine of HU’s 14 games this season.

The Foresters (9-5) wrap up the pre-Christmas portion of their schedule on Tuesday when they face Lawrence Tech at 7:00 p.m.

The Huntington University Foresters compete in 17 intercollegiate sports for men and women. In the past decade, Huntington has produced 38 NAIA All-America honors and 254 All-America Scholar Athlete honors. Huntington University is a comprehensive Christian college of the liberal arts offering graduate and undergraduate programs in more than 70 academic concentrations. U.S. News & World Report ranks Huntington among the best colleges in the Midwest.