SEWARD, Neb. – In the release of the first GPAC/Hauff Mid-America Sports Players of the Week for the 2022-23 basketball season, Concordia University Men’s Basketball standout Noah Schutte garnered recognition. As announced on Tuesday (Nov. 22), Schutte has been named the GPAC Player of the Week. It marks the first time in the career of Schutte that he has picked up the conference weekly award.
Schutte has earned the honor based on his performances last week in two Bulldog victories: 83-47 over Midland on Nov. 16 and 87-72 at Dordt on Nov. 19. The native of Laurel, Neb., produced 20 points on 9-for-13 shooting from the floor to go along with nine rebounds and three assists versus Midland. Then in the victory at Dordt, Schutte posted a line of 22 points, nine rebounds and seven assists. He went 7-for-14 from the field and made 7-of-8 shots from the free throw line. Through five games this season, Schutte has averaged 20.6 points, 8.4 rebounds and 3.6 assists per game and has shot an efficient 67.9 percent from the field.
In 57 career collegiate games, the Laurel-Concord-Coleridge High School alum has totaled 637 points and 282 rebounds. For his work in 2021-22, Schutte was named Honorable Mention All-GPAC and was selected to the NAIA National Championship All-Tournament Team.
Schutte and the 23rd-ranked Bulldogs (5-0, 3-0 GPAC) will host No. 5 Jamestown at 5 p.m. CT on Tuesday (Nov. 22). Concordia will also be at Waldorf University (Iowa) on Saturday.