Men's Basketball Weekly Report - Page 4

Washington. In that contest, McGill was perfect from the foul line, converting on 8-of-8 attempts. Nov. 24-30: Julian Nichols, Western Oregon (G, 6-2, 175, Jr. Upland, CA) scored 51 points and also 10 rebounds, a team-high 14 assists and six steals in leading the Wolves to three road West Region victories, including a 67-52 win at 2014 playoff qualifier Dixie State. Nichols made 15 of 31 field goal attempts and also converted on 19 of 20 foul shots. Twenty-six of his points came in Saturday’s 83-73 win at the Academy of Art. Jan. 5-11: Momir Gataric, MSU Billings (F, 6-5, Jr., Sunnyvale, CA – West Valley College) and Andy Avgi, Western Oregon (F, 6-6, Jr., Woodburn, OR) … Gataric scored 45 points and shot 72.7 percent from the floor (16of-22) as the Yellowjackets split two games defeating Simon Fraser 111-104 Saturday for their first conference win of the season. He had 25 points on 10 of 14 shooting in a 88-68 loss to Western Washington before contributing 20 points, five assists and four assists against the Clan … Avgi scored 41 points as the Wolves defeated Northwest Nazarene and Central Washington to extend their home win streak to eight and take over sole possession of first place in the GNAC. Avgi made 17 of 29 shots, including a key tip-in with 23 seconds remaining in the win against NNU. Dec. 1-7: Dom Williams, Central Washington (G, 5-11, Sr., Tacoma, WA – Curtis & Tacoma CC) scored 50 points and also had 10 assists and just one turnover in wins over Montana State Billings and defending GNAC champion Seattle Pacific. He had a career-high 31 points and five assists in an 88-79 win over MSUB Thursday, connecting on 11 of 20 shots, including 5-of-7 three-pointers. Williams then added 19 points and five assists in a 73-67 victory against SPU Saturday, converting on 4-of-7 three-point shots. The win snapped a four-game CWU losing streak to the Falcons. For the week, Williams made 18-of-37 shots (48.6 percent), including 9-of-14 three-pointers. He also converted on 5-of-6 foul shots. Jan. 12-18: Kevin Rima, Northwest Nazarene (F/C, 6-7, Sr., Fairbanks, AK - Hutchison) and Sango Niang, Simon Fraser (G, 6-0, Sr., Paris, France – Chaffey CC) … Rima, who is averaging 12.2 points per game, scored 47 points and also had 19 rebounds to lead the Crusaders to their fourth and fifth wins in their last six games. He had 18 points and 12 rebounds, recording his 13th career double-double, in a 107-103 victory against Simon Fraser Thursday. On Saturday, he tallied 29 points and grabbed seven rebounds in a 80-73 conquest of Western Washington. Rima, who made 18 of 25 field goal attempts and 11 of 13 foul shots, helped rally NNU from double-digit second-half deficits in both games … Niang scored 71 points, including 46 in a 104-95 loss Saturday at Central Washington. That is the second highest single-game point total in GNAC history trailing only Western Washington’s Ryan Diggs who scored 47 in 2006. Niang made 18 field goals equaling the GNAC single-game record set by Gerrit Eades of Saint Martin’s in 2002. In two games, he made 27 of 46 field goal attempts and also had 11 assists. Dec. 8-14: Mitch Penner, Seattle Pacific (F, 6-5, Jr., Seattle, WA – Kennedy) scored 26 points and also had 11 rebounds, three steals and two blocks to lead the Falcons to a 100-67 win over George Fox. Penner, who made 7-of12 field goal attempts, was perfect from the foul line connecting on 11-of-11. Dec. 15-21: Shawn Reid, Seattle Pacific (F, 6-4, Sr., Post Falls, ID) scored a team-best 36 points shooting 71.4 percent in leading the Falcons to wins over Dixie State (7666) and Rollins (74-54) in the Las Vegas Challenge. Reid made 15-of-21 shots, including 5-of-9 three-pointers. He also led the Falcons with three steals. Reid came off the bench against Dixie State with SPU trailing 17-2 and scored 30 points in just 18 minutes to rally SPU to the 10-point win. Reid, whose previous SPU career-high was 13, made 12 of 15 shots, including 5-of-7 from the arc. Dec. 29-Jan. 4: Ashton Edwards, Alaska (G, Jr., Compton, CA – Long Beach CC) and Brian McGill, Alaska Anchorage (G, 6-2, Jr., Clackamas, OR – Western Oregon) … Edwards scored 53 points including 30 in Thursday’s 64-60 home win against Western Washington and 23 in Saturday’s 121111 victory against Simon Fraser. Edwards made 16-of-32 field goal attempts including 7-of-12 three-pointers and 14-of-15 free throws. He also had seven rebounds and four assists. His point total against the Vikings represented nearly 47 percent of the Nanooks’ team total … McGill had 48 points, nine rebounds and nine assists as the Seawolves also swept SFU (108-86) and Western Washington (62-60). McGill scored 28 points and had six rebounds in 26 minutes against the Clan Thursday and had a game-high 20 points, including the game-winning shot with 6.5 seconds left, in Saturday’s win against Western 4