This week, Kalien helped the Blugolds split against conference opponents. On Wednesday in a 55-45 win over UW-Stout, Kalien started the game and pulled down two rebounds while coming away with two assists. Saturday against UW-Stevens Point, while the Blugolds lost 85-74, they stuck with the Pointers almost the entire way. In that game, Kalien led the Blugolds with 16 points and seven rebounds. He also had two assists and a steal.