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He's Got Game

He's Got Game

NASHVILLE, Tenn. - - Belmont University men's basketball senior All-America candidate Dylan Windler (Indianapolis, Ind.) has been named Tennessee Sports Writers Association (TSWA) Men's Basketball Player of the Week.

The 6-8 guard/forward averaged 23.0 points, 8.5 rebounds and 2.0 steals per game on 64 percent shooting as Belmont opened OVC play.

Windler ranks among OVC leaders in 10 statistical categories, including first in rebounding (9.2) and third in scoring (18.8).

The Indianapolis native was the only player in America to average 17.0 ppg, 9.0 rpg, 2.5 apg and shoot 40 percent from 3-point distance last season. He entered 2018-19 rated as the third-most efficient returning player in college basketball by noted statistician Ken Pomeroy.
 
Windler is a candidate for the Senior CLASS Award, and is on the Julius Erving Award and Lou Henson Award watch lists.
 
Belmont (10-3) returns to game action Thursday, Jan. 10 vs. Morehead State. Tip-off is set for 6:30 p.m. CT from the Curb Event Center.
 
Belmont University men's basketball has earned postseason invitations 12 of the last 13 seasons, including seven automatic berths to the NCAA Tournament. The Bruins have won 16 conference championships since 2006 - third-most nationally over that span (Gonzaga, Kansas). Belmont is one of only six NCAA Division I programs outside the Power 5 to post Top 100 RPIs eight consecutive seasons (BYU, Gonzaga, Saint Mary's (CA), San Diego State, Wichita State). Belmont is one of only nine NCAA Division I programs to win 19 or more games 13 consecutive seasons (BYU, Duke, Gonzaga, Kansas, Louisville, Michigan State, North Carolina, San Diego State). Belmont University men's basketball boasts an NCAA-leading 16 CoSIDA Academic All-America selections since 2001 and is one of only three NCAA Division I programs to make the NCAA Academic Progress Rate (APR) Honor Roll every year of existence.