DEARBORN, Mich. – After a herculean performance in the first two rounds of the Wolverine-Hoosier Athletic Conference Postseason Tournament, University of Michigan-Dearborn men's basketball senior Jason Penn (SR/Detroit, MI) earned a weekly conference award.
After leading his team to a thrilling win with a career-high in points against No. 1 Cornerstone University on Saturday, Penn has been named the WHAC Men's Basketball Player of the Week for the first time this season.
Penn scored 38 points in a 90-89 overtime win over the Golden Eagles to push his team to the WHAC Championship Game. He added 19 points in a come-from-behind victory over Madonna University in the opening round.
The Wolverines host Rochester College in the WHAC Championship Game at 7:30 pm tonight at the UM-Dearborn Fieldhouse.