Luther's Tyler Wedemeier was named the men's basketball player of the week by the Iowa Athletic Conference.

Wedemeier, a senior from Westgate, averaged 19.0 points and 8.0 rebounds while helping lead Luther to a 2-0 start to its 2012-13 season. He had a 23-point, 11-rebound double-double on 9-of-14 shooting with two assists, a block and a steal in a 83-75 season-opening Norse win at Dominican (Ill.) Nov. 16. The 23 points are a career-high. He added 15 points, five boards and another block in a 69-51 win over Concordia Chicago Nov. 17.

Wedemeier is the son of Kevin and Kendra Wedemeier.