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Williams Tabbed GLIAC North Player of the Week

Williams tabbed GLIAC player of the week

BAY CITY, Mich.—Lake Superior State's Akaemji Williams has been tabbed the Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference North Division Player of the Week for the second time this season.

Williams, a senior, posted a double-double with 26 points and 10 assists Saturday as the No.18 Lakers upset No.5-ranked and undefeated Ferris State, 79-74, inside Bud Cooper Gymnasium.

The Pontiac, Mich., native is now averaging a team-leading 18.8 points per contest which ranks third in the GLIAC and is also averaging a league-best 6.5 assists per game.

Now with 1,645 career points, Williams surpassed Ron Sober (1604 for the No.8 spot in Laker history. His 576 assists No.3 all-time behind Brandon Woodworth (580) and Don Carlson (590).

The Lakers returns to action on Dec. 30 as the take on non-conference Southern Indiana in the Bill Joergens Memorial Classic.

Lake State returns home for the new year as they play host to Davenport (Jan.4) at 7 p.m. inside the Bud Cooper.

The LSSU Athletics After Christmas Sale will take place online Dec.26-Jan.2 allowing fans to purchase up to four tickets for one dollar each to any one of the remaining home hockey games or basketball double-headers. For more information, visit