For the second consecutive week and third time this season, University of Northern Iowa freshman forward Seth Tuttle has been named the Missouri Valley Conference's Newcomer of the Week.
Tuttle averaged 16.0 ppg, 7.0 rpg and shot 64.7 percent from the field in contests vs. Wichita State and Illinois State.
Tuttle scored 15 points on 5-of-7 shooting against the Shockers. He made 5-of-7 free throws vs. the Shockers.
Tuttle followed that up with his third career double-double with 17 points and 11 rebounds in a 78-63 win over Illinois State. Tuttle made 6-of-10 shots from the field and was 4-of-5 at the foul line. He also handed out three assists vs. the Redbirds.
Tuttle leads the MVC in field goal percentage (.657).
The UNI Panthers will travel to Evansville on Wednesday and VCU on Friday for this week's slate of games.