UTTC’s Sam Pendleton is MON DAK Player of the Week

Sam Pendleton, 5, in action Nov. 9 for the United Tribes Thunderbirds. United Tribes News photo DENNIS J. NEUMANN

Sam Pendleton a 6'0 sophomore guard from United Tribes Technical College is the Mon-Dak Conference Player of the Week.

In three games won by United Tribes during the week of Nov. 6 to 11, Pendleton shot 69% from the floor and averaged 17 points, 11 assists, 4 rebounds, and 3 steals a game. This included an outburst of 19 assists in one contest.

Through six games Pendleton leads the nation in assists at 9.7 per game.

He is a member of the Lower Sioux Tribe and hails from Morton, Minnesota.  He attended Redwood Valley High School.

More info: Pete Conway 701-221-1362, pconway@uttc.edu

UTTC Thunderbirds links: http://www.uttcthunderbirds.com/sports/mbkb/index