NEW HAVEN, Conn. (November 12, 2012) Dominican College senior Leon Porter (5'6''-G) (Laurel, Md.) has been honored as the Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference (CACC) Mens Basketball Player of the Week, for the period ending Nov. 11. Holy Family freshman Hunter Wysocki (Colts Neck, N.J.) was selected as the CACC Mens Basketball Rookie of the Week.
CACC MENS BASKETBALL PLAYER OF THE WEEK LEON PORTER, DOMINICAN (Sr., G, Laurel, Md.) Posted 20.0 points and four assists while shooting 50 percent from the field (7-of-14) over Dominicans 1-1 week. Scored 24 points while shooting 7-of-11 from the floor in victory over Bentley College.
CACC MENS BASKETBALL ROOKIE OF THE WEEK HUNTER WYSOCKI, HOLY FAMILY (Fr., F, Colts Neck, N.J.) Averaged 10.0 points and 6.5 rebounds over a pair of games last week, which saw Tigers post a 1-1 overall record. Notched first career double-double in first-ever collegiate game, a double-overtime win over Cedarville.
CACC MENS BASKETBALL HONORABLE MENTION ERVIN EZELL, HOLY FAMILY (Jr., G, Deptford, N.J.) Averaged 21.5 points, 5.5 rebounds and four steals over a pair of games last week for the Tigers, which saw them post a 1-1 record overall. Led Holy Family in scoring in both contests and hit game-winning basket in double-overtime in victory over Cedarville.
Garret Kerr (6'3''-F), USCIENCES (So., G, Mooretown, N.J.) Extended his streak of double-doubles to 21 with 17 points and 13 rebounds in opening game of season against the District of Columbia.
Jerry Cummings (6'7''-F), POST (Jr., F, Queens, N.Y.) Averaged double-double with 12.5 points and 10 rebounds as Eagles posted a 1-1 record last week at Molloy Tip-Off. In 79-78 victory over Queens, he registered a career-best 23 points.
CACC MENS BASKETBALL TEAM NOTES BLOOMFIELD - The Deacons came up on the short end of each of their contests this week, falling in overtime in the season opener to the New York Institute of Technology and to non-conference opponent Pace University Saturday afternoon. Junior guard Dondre Whitmore (Trenton, N.J.) led Bloomfield with 20 points and three steals in the opener, while sophomore guard Marvin Williams (Jersey City, N.J.) netted 18 points in the setback. Junior guard Terry Hicks (Neptune, N.J.) totaled 15 points in the club's loss to Pace University Saturday afternoon, while senior forward Jon Bradley (Jersey City, N.J.) totaled 11 points and eight rebounds in the setback.
CALDWELL - The Cougars opened the 2012-13 season at the Bentley Tip-Off Conference Challenge this weekend, losing to the host Falcons on Friday and to Merrimack on Saturday. Sophomore Michael Balkovic turned in a double-double against Bentley with 22 points and 11 rebounds. Senior Art Morrison had a double-double vs. Merrimack on Saturday with 16 points and 10 boards to go with two blocks. This week Caldwell plays at Mercy on Wednesday before taking on Assumption and Bridgeport at Dominican's Daniel Sullivan Memorial Tournament this weekend.
CHESTNUT HILL - The Chestnut Hill College men's basketball team opened the 2012-2013 season with a challenging contest at #22 Stonehill College on Saturday, November 10. The Griffins delayed the Skyhawks dominance until midway through the second half, when they escaped from the grind with a game-ending 34-20 run for a 78-59 victory. The Griffins gave a balanced effort, as three tied for a team-high, nine points.
CONCORDIA - Concordia opened their 2012-13 season at the St. Rose Tournament with matchups against St. Anselm on Saturday and St. Rose on Sunday. The Clippers would fall in both games to begin the season at 0-2. For the upcoming week Concordia will host Dominican (N.Y.) in the 3rd Annual Jimmy Sayegh Game on Wednesday evening. The game also marks the first CACC game of the season. The Clippers will end the week with a non-conference battle at Merrimack on Saturday afternoon.
DOMINICAN - The Chargers opened up the season with a 1-1 record this past weekend at the Bentley Tip-Off Classic. DC fell to Merrimack, but defeated Bentley in the finale of the tournament.
WILMINGTON - The Wildcats dropped its season opener for the fifth season in a row, this year against Southern New Hampshire 70-55 and fell to preseason No. 10 Franklin Pierce, 78-60, on Saturday. Brandon Fox collected a double-double on Friday against SNHU with 16 points and 11 boards while James Pee led the team with 17 points against Franklin Pierce. The Wildcats open their home schedule this Wednesday against Kutztown before going to Millersville on Saturday. Courtesy of: http://www.caccathletics.org
From: gnacsports.com PORTLAND, Ore. - The GNAC Men's Basketball Newcomer of the Year and Alaska Anchorage have earned preseason selections from both Division II Bulletin and The Sporting News. Seawolves' senior guard Sekou Wiggs(6'4''-PG-94) was named by The Sporting News as a First Team Division II Preseason All-American and was a honorable mention for Division II Bulletin's Super 16 preseason All-American team. His team, meanwhile, enters the season ranked No. 3 in The Sporting News... [read more]
PORTLAND, Ore. - The GNAC Men's Basketball Newcomer of the Year and Alaska Anchorage have earned preseason selections from both Division II Bulletin and The Sporting News.
Seawolves' senior guard Sekou Wiggs (6'4''-PG-94) was named by The Sporting News as a First Team Division II Preseason All-American and was a honorable mention for Division II Bulletin's Super 16 preseason All-American team.
His team, meanwhile, enters the season ranked No. 3 in The Sporting News Preseason Top-10 and is No. 21 in Division II Bulletin's Preseason Top-25.
Wiggs, who transferred to UAA last year after two years at the Univ. of Idaho, was a unanimous First Team All-GNAC selection and was named a D2CCA Third Team All-American. He was also named to the list of 25 finalists for the inaugural Bevo Harris Award, honoring the top non-Division I basketball player in the nation. Wiggs led the GNAC and finished 11th in Division II with 24.1 points per game and also ranked third in the GNAC in both rebounding (7.3 per game) and steals (1.6 per game).
Wiggs finished the season by scoring at least 20 points in 21 straight games and finished the season with nine straight 20-plus point games. He scored a season-high 34 points against Cal Baptist on Oct. 31 and had a double-double of 33 points and 10 rebounds in a double-overtime win over Western Washington on Feb. 4.
Alaska Anchorage finished the 2015-16 season with a 21-11 overall record and tied for third in GNAC with a 14-6 record. The Seawolves advanced to the quarterfinals of the GNAC Championships before falling to Western Washington 78-73.
2016-17 Sporting News NCAA Division II Preseason Top 10 1. West Liberty (W.Va.) 2. St. Thomas Aquinas (N.Y.) 3. Alaska Anchorage 4. Arkansas-Fort Smith 5. Angelo State (Texas) 6. Queens (N.C.) 7. Colorado School of Mines 8. Saginaw Valley State (Mich.) 9. West Texas A&M 10. St. Cloud State (Minn.)
Sporting News NCAA Div. II Preseason All-America Team First Team David Chavlovich - West Texas A&M Justin Pitts - NW Missouri State Justin Reyes - St. Thomas Aquinas (N.Y.) David Schmitt - Delta State (Miss.) Suki Wiggs - Alaska Anchorage
Second Team Gage Davis - St. Cloud State (Minn.) Michael Mallory - Southern Connecticut John Moon - Oklahoma Christian Michael Smith - California Baptist C.J. Wilson - Young Harris (Ga.)
From: smusaints.com LACEY, Wash. - Saint Martin's University head men's basketball coach Alex Pribble announced the additions of Logan Adams and Rico Nuno to the 2016-17 team. Adams is from Colbert, Wash., and graduated from Gonzaga Prep where he was the GSL leading scorer as a junior. He is a three-year letterwinner and two-year first team All-GSL member. He helped his team win two GSL Championships, districts his senior year and that season placed third at state. His senior year he wa... [read more]
LACEY, Wash. - Saint Martin's University head men's basketball coach Alex Pribble announced the additions of Logan Adams and Rico Nuno to the 2016-17 team.
Adams is from Colbert, Wash., and graduated from Gonzaga Prep where he was the GSL leading scorer as a junior. He is a three-year letterwinner and two-year first team All-GSL member. He helped his team win two GSL Championships, districts his senior year and that season placed third at state. His senior year he was also named to the first team All 4A Washington State Tournament.
Pribble said, "Logan is a great fit for our system. He's a big guard who can really score the ball, but more importantly has a great work ethic and he's a true team-first player. He played for a great coach and program at Gonzaga Prep, and he was able to change his role to help his team succeed. We expect Logan to have a fantastic career as a Saint."
Nuno is a transfer from Eastern Washington University and Diablo Valley. During the 2015-16 season, he played in 17 games and shot 67 percent from the field. Due to an injury he missed the rest of the season. At Diablo Valley, Nuno was a first team All-Big 8 Conference selection averaging 10 points and seven rebounds in the 2014-15 season. He had 22 points and 13 rebounds against Sierra College and 19 points and 12 boards versus San Joaquin Delta College.
He graduated from Half Moon Bay in 2014 where he was the MVP of the Peninsula Athletic League and was an All-Metro selection in San Francisco. He averaged 13.2 points and eight rebounds as a senior, helping his team enjoy its best season in school history with a 26-7 record overall and perfect 12-0 league mark.
"Rico is a young man with tremendous potential," said Pribble. "He has all the tools to be very successful as a student and as an athlete, and we look forward to helping him reach that potential. He has been well coached at Diablo Valley College and Eastern Washington University, and we look forward to helping him continue his development."
In 2015-16 Hardin averaged 20.9 points a game and helped the Walsh men's basketball team reach the GLIAC tournament championship game for the first time. He set a single-season school record and finished seventh in the nation in 3-pointers made with 109. He also was second in the nation with an average of 3.76 3s a game. Hardin was the Gliac South player of the week: Week 4, Week 8, and Week 13. After his senior campaign Hardin competed in the 2016 The Basketball Tournament with the Can... [read more]
In 2015-16 Hardin averaged 20.9 points a game and helped the Walsh men's basketball team reach the GLIAC tournament championship game for the first time. He set a single-season school record and finished seventh in the nation in 3-pointers made with 109. He also was second in the nation with an average of 3.76 3s a game. Hardin was the Gliac South player of the week: Week 4, Week 8, and Week 13.
After his senior campaign Hardin competed in the 2016 The Basketball Tournament with the Canton Bulldogs. In round 1 the Bulldogs the #15 seed stunned the #2 seed Fort Wayne Mad Ants Alumni 92 to 72. Hardin made 8 three pointers and poured in a game high 29 points.
In 2014-15: Hardin was named first-team All-GLIAC for the second straight year... one of two players to start all 28 games... averaged a team-high 36.8 minutes... led the Cavs in scoring (16.5), field goals (156), three-pointers (75), free throws (76), rebounding (6.6) and steals (38)... finished fourth in the GLIAC in scoring and eighth in rebounding... scored in double figures in 21 games, and scored 20 points or more in a game nine times... exploded for a career-high 38 points in the second game of the season against St. Joseph's... connected on career-best 13 field goals and nailed six three-pointers... nailed career-high eight three pointers and finished with 27 points in loss at Lake Superior... hit 10-16 from the floor and 6-11 from beyond the arc in tallying 29 points in win over Findlay... scored 20 points or more in five of the last eight games... averaged 25.0 points in the last three games and 23.0 points in Walsh's two GLIAC playoff games...
In 2013-14: Earned first-team All-GLIAC honors after a superb sophomore season set personal single game marks for points (30), field goals (10), three-pointers (6), and rebounds (11) paced the team in scoring (15.3) and led the team 10 times reached double figures in 22 games and scored 20 points for more eight times scored career-high 30 points, going 10-17 floor the floor in road win vs. Michigan Tech named GLIAC South Division Player of the Week after Tech game.
Hardin is a lights out shooter, who is in great shape, plays great defense, and is not afraid of the spotlight. Hardin has great footwork, has a tremendous work ethic, and most importantly has a great attitude and is very coachable. Whoever lands Hardin for his first pro season will get one heck of a player.
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