FAIRBANKS-Here's a little bit of good news out of the the Alaska basketball programs. After the women's team finished second in the North Star Invitational Tournament, which matched their best finish in the tournament's 12 year history, point guard Benissa Bulaya was named ERA Alaska Nanook of the Week.
During the North Star Bulaya averaged 12 points, 3.7 assists, 2.7 rebounds and two steals per game as the Nanooks went 2-1. She was also 72 percent from the free throw line.
The junior point guard had a game high 18 against Lees-McCrae in the semifinals.
The Nanooks start their GNAC season at home this week against the top two teams in the conference Seattle Pacific and Montana State Billings. We'll have more on those big matchups this week.