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Aitkin's Mehr UMAC player of the week


Following a week where she averaged 20.0 points in three games, Aitkin High School graduate Emily Mehr of Minnesota-Morris has been named Upper Midwest Athletic Conference women’s basketball player of the week ending Jan 28.

Mehr led the Cougars to a 2-1 mark, averaging 20.0 points and 4.3 rebounds per game last week, while shooting 47 percent from the floor as well as 80 percent from the free throw line.

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