South Dakota guard Tia Hemiller was named the Summit League Women’s Basketball Player of the Week on Monday in a league release. It’s the first time she’s received the honor.
Hemiller (Watertown, S.D./HS) averaged 14 points, seven rebounds and four assists while shooting 48 percent in last week’s wins over Valparaiso and Cleveland State. She also recorded her first collegiate double-double on Saturday with 13 points and 10 rebounds against Cleveland State.
South Dakota (9-6) will start Summit League play this weekend by playing at Denver on Sunday at 2 p.m.