Arkansas State’s Omier earns 3rd Sun Belt Men’s Basketball Player of Week nod

Published 3:06 pm Tuesday, January 11, 2022

With back-to-back double-doubles on 72.4 percent shooting, Arkansas State’s Norchad Omier secures his third Sun Belt Men’s Basketball Player of the Week nod of the 2021-22 campaign.

Men’s Basketball Player of the Week
Norchad Omier, Arkansas State
(Fr., F – Bluefields, Nicaragua)

Red Wolves freshman forward Norchad Omier averaged 26.5 points and 14.0 rebounds, while shooting a combined 72.4 percent (21-of-29) from the field to earn his third Player of the Week nod of the 2021-22 season. The Bluefields, Nicaragua, native scored 29 points and grabbed 17 boards in an 83-77 loss at Louisiana on Thursday, before dropping 24 points and snagging 11 rebounds in a 90-83 victory at ULM on Saturday. Omier knocked down 84.6 percent (11-of-13) of his free throws and added seven blocks and two steals on the week. Behind Omier, Arkansas State (2-1) is 1-of-4 Sun Belt programs with a winning record in conference play, joining Louisiana (3-0), Troy (3-1) and UTA (3-1).

2021-22 Sun Belt Men’s Basketball Players of the Week
Week 1 – Corey Allen, Georgia State
Week 2 – Caleb Asberry, Texas State
Week 3 – Charles Manning Jr., South Alabama
Week 4 – Rudi Williams, Coastal Carolina
Week 5 – Jordan Brown, Louisiana
Week 6 – Norchad Omier, Arkansas State
Week 7 – Norchad Omier, Arkansas State
Week 8 – David Azore, UTA
Week 9 – Norchad Omier, Arkansas State

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