Quick Hits 10/26

Zack Goodrow, Sports Editor


GVSU senior men’s basketball player Jake Van Tubbergen has been named a preseason All-American by Basketball Times. He was one of two players listed from the GLIAC on a team filled with 24 Division II athletes. 

Van Tubbergen had a career year last season as he averaged a double-double. He led the Lakers in minutes, scoring and rebounds per game. Van Tubbergen finished the 2019-20 season with statistics of 18.4 points per game, 10 rebounds per game, and 2.4 assists per game. He also led the team with 43 steals and had 17 blocks on the year. Van Tubbergen shot 54% from the field and 34% from behind the arc. 

So far during his career at GVSU, Van Tubbergen has scored 1,282 points, grabbed 677 rebounds, and has 145 assists cumulatively. He has added 91 steals and 55 blocks on the defensive side of the ball. Last year, Van Tubbergen was an NABC All-American team member. He led the Lakers to a 27-3 record and a division championship in the GLIAC South. After being named as a preseason All-American, Van Tubbergen and the rest of the team will be ready to compete once the 2021 season commences.  


  • Rockford 28, Grandville 8
  • East Grand Rapids 12, Byron Center 8 
  • Hudsonville Unity Christian 42, Allendale 6 
  • Grand Rapids Catholic Central 28, Grand Rapids South Christian 27
  • Grand Rapids Forest Hills Northern 42, Grand Rapids Northview 14
  • Muskegon 56, Grand Rapids Union 14 


QB: Kyler Murray 158.48, Patrick Mahomes 158.46, Josh Allen 150.74, Russell Wilson 147.38, Dak Prescott 135.64

RB: Alvin Kamara 147.6, Ezekiel Elliott 123.7, Aaron Jones 115, Dalvin Cook 113.3, Derrick Henry 111.2

WR: Calvin Ridley 121, DeAndre Hopkins119.1, Adam Thielen 119, Stefon Diggs 115.5, Amari Cooper 110.1

TE: Travis Kelce 112, George Kittle 81.7, Mark Andrews 74.3, Darren Waller 73.5, Jonnu Smith 72.4

K: Rodrigo Blankenship 63, Jason Sanders 62, Randy Bullock 61, Justin Tucker 61, Younghoe Koo 60

DEFENSE: Baltimore Ravens 76, Indianapolis Colts 67, Tampa Bay Buccaneers 61, Pittsburgh Steelers 54, Miami Dolphins 48