SMS sophomore guard Blake Ahearn has been named the Missouri Valley Conference Player of the Week. Ahearn had the best offensive performance of any Bear this season with 27 points in SMS’ 79-71 win over Creighton last Saturday. He had 11 points on Thursday night, as SMS defeated Indiana State 58-34. The Bears have won five in a row and will take on Bradley at the Hammons Student Center in Springfield Wednesday.