Schutte honored as GPAC Player of the Week

By Jacob Knabel on Dec. 5, 2023 in Men's Basketball

GPAC Release

SEWARD, Neb. – Concordia University Men’s Basketball standout Noah Schutte has established himself as one of the early frontrunners for GPAC Player of the Year honors. On Tuesday (Dec. 5), the conference recognized Schutte as the GPAC/Hauff Mid-America Sports Player of the Week. Schutte earned the award for his performances in last week’s wins over Midland and Jamestown. This marks the fourth career GPAC weekly award for Schutte.

A Laurel, Neb., native, Schutte filled the stat sheet last week as the Bulldogs defeated Midland, 104-86, and then Jamestown, 99-78. In the matchup with Midland, Schutte posted 26 points, 15 rebounds, seven assists and a steal. In the victory over Jamestown, Schutte totaled 19 points, 14 rebounds and two assists. He made 16-of-27 (.593) shots from the floor and went 11-for-14 (.786) from the foul line for the week. The remarkably consistent Schutte has recorded respective scoring totals this season of 25, 26, 16, 23, 20, 26 and 19 points.

Among GPAC players in 2023-24, Schutte ranks second in rebounding (9.4/game) and third in scoring (22.1/game). Schutte excels in every area of the game and sports shooting percentages of .564 from the floor, .417 from 3-point range and .765 from the foul line. On the program’s all-time lists, Schutte ranks 13th in rebounds (524) and 19th in scoring (1,312).

Schutte and the Bulldogs (5-2, 2-2 GPAC) will play twice on the road this week within GPAC play. Next up is Wednesday’s 7:45 p.m. CT tipoff at Mount Marty.