Muse Garners First Career NSIC Award
Monday, November 29, 2004
ST. PAUL, Minn. – Bemidji State University junior guard Alvin Muse (South Holland, Ill.) has been selected as the Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference Men’s Basketball Co-Player of the Week, the league office announced Monday. The award marks the first time Muse has garnered an award from the NSIC and its is the first of the season for the Beavers.

Muse wrapped up the week averaging 19.0 points and 3.7 rebounds helping the Beavers to a perfect 3-0 record. Starting each game and seeing an average of 31.0 minutes per game Muse was pivotal in each of BSU’s wins. He was single-handedly responsible for giving BSU its first victory of the season, Nov. 22 versus Lake Superior State, pouring in a career-high 26 points while shooting a blistering 11-for-12 fro the field and a perfect 4-of-4 from three-point land and scoring 18 points in the final 13:51 to put the win on the bag. He kick-started the Beavers in the second game of the week scoring BSU’s first 10 points of the game to give the team a 10-2 lead. In the final match-up of the week, he was one of four Beavers to accumulate double-digit scoring totals. He finished the week hitting 24 of his 33 shots (.727) while draining 8-of-12 (.667) from beyond the arc.

Muse shares the honor with Concordia University-St. Paul’s Brian Jamros.

The Bemidji State men’s basketball team is 3-3 on the season and will travel to Lakewood, Colo. to invade Colorado Christian University Tuesday (Nov. 30) at 8:00 p.m. before battling Regis University (Dec. 1) and Colorado State-Pueblo (Dec. 3) and New Mexico Highlands (Dec. 4) in the Chuck Stephen’s Tournament hosted by Colorado State-Pueblo.