Pitt State’s Gegg named MIAA Player of the Week

Gegg tied a career-high with 31 pts against Lincoln last week.
Tristan Gegg Pitt State

PITTSBURG, Kan. – Pitt State junior Tristan Gegg has been named the MIAA women’s basketball Player of the Week.

Gegg tied a career-high with 31 points on the road against Lincoln last week in PSU’s only game of the week.

Pittsburg State is 3-3 overall this season, and will be at home on Thursday hosting Missouri Western.

RELEASE FROM THE MIAA:

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (December 7, 2020) – The MIAA announced its fourth women’s basketball athlete of the week for the 2020-2021 season. Tristan Gegg of Pittsburg State collected this week’s honor, her first award of the season. 

Gegg dropped 31 points for the Gorillas in a road victory at Lincoln on December 10. She connected on four three-pointers in her 10 made field goals in the win. Gegg also hit seven free-throws as she was perfect at the free-throw line and added three rebounds, three assists, and two steals in PSU’s only game last week. 

Notable Performances In The Association
Niyah Jackson – Lincoln
Jackson averaged 23.5 points for the Blue Tigers in games against Pittsburg State and Central Missouri. She scored 22 points as she dished out nine assists against the Gorillas on December 10 and then netted 25 points against the Jennies on December 12. 

Molly Hartnett – Northwest Missouri
Hartnett hit the game-winning layup with 2.4 seconds left for the Bearcats in a win at Missouri Western on December 12. She posted 18 points on a 7-of-15 shooting performance in the victory.

Hunter Bentley – Washburn
Bentley netted 22 points and grabbed nine rebounds for the Ichabods in a win at Rogers State on December 12. She shot 87.5 percent from the free-throw line and added two assists with no turnovers in 37 minutes of action. 

Nominations For Athletes of the Week
Brooke Littrell – Central Missouri, Whitney Randall – Fort Hays State, Niyah Jackson – Lincoln, Haley Simental – Nebraska Kearney, Faith Mason-Vestal – Newman, Molly Hartnett – Northwest Missouri, Tristan Gegg – Pittsburg State, Hunter Bentley – Washburn