NWC Men's Basketball - Jan. 23-29, 2017

NWC Men's Basketball - Jan. 23-29, 2017

Men’s Basketball Student-Athlete of the Week – Jan. 23-29, 2017



Junior, Guard, Calabasas, Calif. / Viewpoint School


Howell won NWC weekly honors for the third week in a row, raising his league-leading scoring average while pacing undefeated and No. 2-ranked Whitman to two more wins.  In an important 9175 road victory at No. 6 Whitworth, he scored 29 points on 9-of-14 field goals (3-of-4 on threes) and 8-of-13 free throws, with two rebounds, two assists and a steal.  He added 18 points on 8-of-14 from the floor and 2-of-2 from the line in a 100-59 win over Willamette, with three rebounds and three assists.  For the week, he averaged 23.5 ppg while shooting .607 (17-for-28) on field goals and .667 (10-for-15) on free throws.


Honorable Mention:

JJ Lacey, George Fox (Sr, G, Auburn, Wash.)

Liam O’Reilly, Linfield (So, G, San Bruno, Calif.)

Kyle Roach, Whitworth (So, G, Marinwood, Calif.)

Kyle Sawtell, Pacific Lutheran (Sr, W, Woodinville, Wash.)

JB Ewell, Pacific (Jr, F, Portland, Ore.)

Casey Thornton, Willamette (Jr, W, Santa Rosa, Calif.)

Andrew Vickers, Lewis & Clark (Fr, G, Vancouver, Wash.)


Previous Honorees:

Kohl Meyer, PS (11/21); Kyle Roach, Whw (11/28); JJ Lacey, GF (12/5); Christian Jurlina, Whw (12/12); Jase Harrison, Whm (12/19); Kyle Roach, Whw (12/26); Jack Stewart, Whm (1/2); Jared Christy, PL (1/9); Tim Howell, Whm (1/16); Tim Howell, Whm (1/23)