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Duske Named 5th NSAA Player of the Week

February 5, 2014

(VCSU Athletics) Viking senior guard Aaron Duske

Valley City State’s Aaron Duske is the fifth North Star Athletic Association Men’s Basketball Player of the Week, the NSAA announced Monday.

Duske, the 6-foot-4 senior guard from Buffalo Minn., averaged 20 points, six rebounds, two assists, 1.5 blocks and .5 steals per game as VCSU split a pair of NSAA conference home games with a 71-69 loss to rival Jamestown on Jan. 29 and an 88-63 win over Dakota State on Saturday.

He put up 19 points, 7 rebounds, 3 assists, 2 blocks and a steal in the nail-biter loss to the Jimmies, and 21 points and five rebounds in the 88-63 victory over the Trojans. As a result, Duske became VCSU’s No. 8 all-time scorer with 1,278 career points.

For the week, Duske shot 14-of-29 from the field (48.3 percent), 4-of-8 from the three-point line (50 percent) and made 8 of 12 free throws (66.7 percent).

See this story in Thursday's Times-Record.

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