NWC Men's Basketball - Dec. 19-25, 2016

NWC Men's Basketball - Dec. 19-25, 2016

Men’s Basketball Student-Athlete of the Week – Dec. 19-25, 2016 


KYLE ROACH, Whitworth

Sophomore, Guard, Marinwood, Calif. / Marin Academy


Roach led the No. 8 Pirates to a pair of wins over defending conference champions to earn NWC weekly honors for the second time this season.  He scored 22 points and added six rebounds, an assist and a steal in Monday's 78-69 win at defending SCIAC champion Chapman. He then had 25 points, four rebounds, two assists, two steals and a blocked shot in Wednesday's neutral-site win over defending MIAA champion Alma. He made 65.5% of his shots from the field (19-29) and 63.6% of his three-pointers (7-11), while averaging 23.5 points and 5.0 rebounds per game.


Honorable Mention:

Tim Howell, Whitman (Jr, G, Calabasas, Calif.)

Jonathan Boddie, Lewis & Clark (Jr, F, Modesto, Calif.)

Riley Bruil, Linfield (So, G, Lake Tapps, Wash.)

Kohl Meyer, Puget Sound (Sr, G, San Diego, Calif.)

Nico Troplent, Willamette (Jr, W, Los Angeles, Calif.)

Michael Joseph, Pacific (Sr, G, Anchorage, Alaska)


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)