February 14, 2012

NWC Men's Basketball Student-Athlete of the Week for February 6-12

Taylor Mounts
Willamette, Senior
Kailua, Hawaii/Iolani School
Mounts averaged 22.0 points and 11.5 rebounds, while shooting 50% (17-34) from the field as Willamette went 2-0 during the week. He was 10 of 13 (76.9%) on free throws. Against Lewis & Clark, he scored 20 points and grabbed 16 rebounds. In the Bearcats' come-from-behind win over George Fox, he scored a game-high 24 points and hauled down 7 boards. He scored the game-winning basket on a 20-foot fade-away jumper (just inside the 3-pt. line) while being guarded with 6 seconds left. He made 8 of his last 9 shots, including 5 for 5 in the last 5:34.  

Honorable Mention:
David Michaels (Whitman, Sr. - Las Vegas, Nev./Valley HS)
Riggs Yarbro (Puget Sound, Jr. – Moses Lake, Wash./Moses Lake Christian)
Idris Lasisi (Whitworth, Sr. – Leuven, Belgium/North Idaho Coll.)
Sean Atkins (George Fox, So. - Longview, Wash./Mark Morris HS)
David Berney (Pacific, Jr. – Eugene, Ore./Northwest Christian U.)
Zach Anderson (Linfield, Jr. – Carlton, Ore./Oregon State U.)
James Canti (Pacific Lutheran, Sr. – Edmonds, Wash./Edmonds-Woodway)



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