Oman named WIAC Athlete of the Week

Former Ponies player Alex Oman was named the WIAC men’s basketball athlete of the week on Dec. 10. (UW-Stout photo)

Former Ponies player Alex Oman was named the WIAC men’s basketball athlete of the week on Dec. 10. (UW-Stout photo)

Stillwater graduate Alex Oman was named the Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference men’s basketball athlete of the week on Dec. 10 after leading UW-Stout to victories over UW-Whitewater and UW-Superior.

The Lake Elmo native scored 18 of his game-high 20 points in the second half of a 74-69 victory over previously undefeated and No. 4-ranked UW-Whitewater on Dec. 7. After scoring just two points in the first half, Oman connected on 6 of 7 shots, including two from three-point range, Oman also collected three rebounds and dished out two assists. In a previous victory over UW-Superior, Oman came off the bench to score 14 points, four rebounds and two assists.

Oman, who missed an early season game because of injury, is averaging 13.8 points and 4.1 rebounds per game for the Blue Devils, who are 2-1 in the WIAC play and 7-2 overall.

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