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Eglseder Named MVC Player of the Week

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ST. LOUIS, MO (KWWL) -- University of Northern Iowa junior center Jordan Eglseder is the hottest player heading into this weekend's Missouriv Valley Conference Men's basketball Tournament.

On Monday, Eglseder was named State Farm Missouri Valley Conference Player of the Week.

Eglseder averaged over 15 points, 9 rebounds and 3 blocked shots over two games last week, helping lead UNI to a share of its first-ever Missouri Valley Conference regular-season title.

Eglseder has had six double-doubles on the season, including three in his last four games.

UNI opens play in the 2009 State Farm Missouri Valley Conference Men's Basketball Tournament this Friday March 6th at Noon.

The top-seeded Panthers will face either Drake or Indiana State who tip-off in the quarterfinals on Thursday in St. Louis.

Online Producer:  JJ Murray


 

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