KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Northwest Missouri State University guard Justin Pitts has been named the MIAA’s co-Athlete of the Week by the league office on Monday. Emporia State’s Brandon Hall shared the honor with Pitts.
Against Upper Iowa and Northern State, Pitts averaged 26.0 points and 4.0 assists in a pair of Northwest season-opening victories over the weekend. He started the season with a 30 point performance against the Peacocks and followed it up with 22 points and six assists against the Wolves on Sunday.
The Bearcats host Metropolitan State on Friday in the team’s home opener at 7 p.m. On Saturday, Northwest will take on Truman State at 3 p.m. in Bearcat Arena.
— Northwest Athletics —