SEWARD, Neb. – For the second time this season, Concordia University Men’s Basketball standout Noah Schutte has been recognized as the GPAC/Hauff Mid-America Sports Player of the Week. Schutte’s latest weekly award was announced on Tuesday (Jan. 3) and comes as a result of his performances in action at Texas Wesleyan University and the University of Science & Arts of Oklahoma. Schutte also garnered the conference player of the week honor on Nov. 22.
The Laurel-Concord-Coleridge High School alum Schutte poured in a career high 32 points on 13-for-17 shooting from the floor and 6-for-7 shooting from the foul line in the win over Texas Wesleyan. He also added 19 points and eight rebounds in the loss at USAO and totaled 51 points and 13 rebounds for the week. Schutte made 19-of-29 (.655) shots from the floor as part of the road trip down south. Schutte’s previous career high point total was 27 in the 92-76 win over Jamestown on Nov. 23, 2021.
On the season, Schutte is averaging 18.9 points, 5.7 rebounds and 2.3 assists per game with shooting percentages of 61.1 from the floor, 48.7 from 3-point range and 82.5 from the free throw line. Among GPAC players, Schutte ranks fourth in field goal percentage, fifth in scoring average and 18th in rebounding. In his collegiate career, Schutte has totaled 817 points and 326 rebounds in 67 games.
Schutte and the Bulldogs (10-5, 6-3 GPAC) will return to action on Wednesday with a road trip to Mount Marty. They will be back at home on Saturday to host Dakota Wesleyan.