Dakota Wesleyan University’s Ty Hoglund is the Great Plains Athletic Conference men’s basketball player of the week.

Hoglund, a senior guard Dell Rapids, was named the St. Francis Thanksgiving Classic MVP after averaging 21.5 points, 5.5 rebounds and 3.5 assists per game. He was also a perfect 8-of-8 from the free-throw line in the tournament.

He began the week by leading the sixth-ranked Tigers past Briar Cliff with a season-high 36 points, while recording three assists and two rebounds. In the win, Hoglund moved into third on the program's all-time scoring list and now has 2,214 career points. On the week, he averaged 26.3 points per game.

The Tigers (8-0, 4-0 GPAC) will host Mount Marty College at 8 p.m. today at the Corn Palace. The DWU women will face the Lancers at 6 p.m.