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Those four games will be among eight games matching GNAC teams against NCAA Division II West Region opponents this week. Randall Classic. Parker made seven of 17 3-pointers and shot 51.7 percent overall, cashing in on 15-of-29. He was named the tournament’s MVP ... Stroud earned alltournament honors leading the Wildcats to two wins in the Seattle Pacific Sodexo Tip-Off tournament. He came off the bench to score 24 points, making nine of 10 shots. He also led CWU in rebounds (11) and blocked shots (7). His last basket with one second half came on a dunk to break a 68-68 tie in Saturday’s 70-68 win over Academy of Art. Western Oregon plays at Dixie State tonight (Tuesday), Cal State Monterey Bay Friday and Academy of Arts Saturday and Seattle Pacific is at Hawaii Hilo Wednesday. The Falcons are 2-1 on their road trip, which originally included five games. However, because of travel issues, SPU’s Tuesday’s game with Washburn, Kans., was cancelled. Nov. 17-23: Ruben Silvas, Alaska (G, 6-3, 175, Jr., Tucson, AZ) had 33 points, shooting 62.5 percent (15-of-24) as t he Nanooks made their 2014-15 season debut in the GCI Alaska Invitational. The JC transfer from Arizona also had 16 rebounds, two assists and a steal and wasn’t charged with a turnover in earning all-tournament honors as the Nanooks won one of three contests. Northwest Nazarene, Montana State Billings and Saint Martin’s also have games this week with NCAA Division II opponents. NNU plays Texas A&M-Kingsville and Tarleton State Friday and Saturday in the Tarleton State Invitational. 2014-15 ALL-TOURNAMENT TEAMS: Seattle Pacific (Nov. 14-15) – Cory Hutson, SPU; Mitch Penner, SPU; Jordan Russell, CWU; Joseph Stroud, CWU. Dominican (Nov. 1415) – Antoine Hosley, MSUB. Sonoma State (Nov. 14-15) – Brian McGill, UAA. Western Washington (Nov. 14-15) – Jeffrey Parker, WWU (MVP); Anye Turner, WWU; Joey Schreiber, WWU; Erik Kinney, NNU. Alaska (Nov. 20-22) – Ruben Silvas, Alaska. WOU (Nov. 21-22) – Trey Ingram, SMU; Lewis Thomas, WOU. MSUB hosts Black Hills State Saturday. The game will count as a regional contest for the Yellowjackets under the NCAA’s “contiguous state” rule. Saint Martin’s hosts plays at Concordia, Ore., Saturday. That game will not count as a “Division II” game for the Saints. Five other non-Division II games are on this week’s schedule as Western Washington hosts Multnomah and Douglas Tuesday and Saturday; MSUB hosts Great Falls Tuesday; Saint Martin’s hosts George Fox Wednesday and Central Washington entertains Walla Walla Saturday. Team Notes Alaska: Ruben Silvas and Ashton Edwards each had 33 points as the Nanooks lost two of three games in the GCI Alaska Invitational. Silvas was named to the alltournament team (See GNAC Player of the Week notes). Edwards had team highs for assists (10) and steals (5). Simon Fraser National Leader in 4 Categories Simon Fraser is the early season national team leader in scoring (129.6), three-pointers (15.6), steals (21.0) and turnover margin (16.4). Alaska Anchorage: Guard Brian McGill had a GNAC season-high 14 assists Friday and a GNAC-season high 33 points Saturday in lopsided wins over Northwest Indian. In two contests McGill had 40 points and 22 assists. Kalidou Diouf had 39 points and a team-high 15 rebounds. In individual categories, Anye Turner of Western Washington ranks fourth in blocked shots, averaging four per game. SFU’s Sango Niang ranks sixth in assists (7.6), Central Washington: Gary Jacobs led the Wildcats with 26 points in losses to BYU-Hawaii and Hawaii Pacific at the BYU-Hawaii Classic. Joseph Stroud had a team-high 11 rebounds, GNAC Men’s Basketball Players of the Week Week Nov. 10-16 Player Jeffrey Parker, Western Washington Joseph Stroud, Central Washington Ruben Silvas, Alaska Players of the Week – Week By Week Montana State Billings: Austin Hudson had 30 points, 16 rebounds and four steals, all team highs in games with Dixie State and Rocky Mountain. Kendall Denham led the Yellowjackets with nine assists. Nov. 10-16 – Jeffrey Parker, Western Washington (F, 6-6, So., Richmond, CA – Salesian) and Joseph Stroud, Central Washington (F, 6-8, Jr., Las Vegas, NV – Sierra Visa/Pierce College) ... Parker scored 43 points and also had 18 th rebounds leading the Vikings to two wins in the 13 Chuck Northwest Nazarene: Mike Wright, a transfer from the University of Waterloo, who redshirted last season at NNU, led the Crusaders with 29 points and also had seven assists in losses to Montana Northern and Westminster. Wright made 11-of-18 shots, including 5-of-11 three- Nov. 17-23 2