McGreal named NSAA Player of the Week

MADISON, S.D. ( – The North Star Athletic Association (NSAA) has selected Josh McGreal of Dakota State (S.D.) as its Men’s Basketball Player-of-the-Week, the seventh edition of the weekly honor was announced by the conference office Monday.

McGreal, a 6’7″ senior forward from L ino Lakes, Minnesota, surpassed his 1,000-career point milestone as Dakota State went 2-1 record for the week. He accomplished his milestone, despite an 81-63 road defeat at rival Dakota Wesleyan (S.D.). He finished the game with 24 points on his 11-of-16 field goal shooting. McGreal followed up with 13 points in Trojans’ 63-60 home NSAA season opener over Bellevue (Neb.). He finished the week with 27 points and eight rebounds in 83-53 win over Oak Hills (Minn.). For the week, McGreal totaled 64 points (21.3 points per game), 11 rebounds (3.7 rebounds per game), 3 assists (1.0 assist per game) and 2 blocks (0.7 blocks per game). He was 26-of-45 from the field (57.8 percent), 4-of-7 from the 3-point line (57.1 percent) and converted 8-of-10 free-throws (80 percent).