Chaminade’s Haskins earns second PacWest Men’s Basketball Player of the Week award
PHOENIX, Ariz. – Chaminade senior forward De'Andre Haskins (Long Beach, CA/Jordan) earned his second Pacific West Conference Men's Basketball Player of the Week honor for 2012-13.
The conference announced the award on Monday, Nov. 26, for games played Nov. 19-25.
Haskins averaged 24.3 points and 6.7 rebounds per game while shooting 54.8% (23 for 42) from the field against three Division I teams in the Maui Invitational – Texas, Illinois and North Carolina.
He scored 32 points as the Silverswords routed Texas 86-73 in the opening round of the Maui and led Chaminade to a fourth-place finish.
Haskins finished the week ranked second in the PacWest in scoring and tied for 17th in rebounding. He also ranked 11th in free throw shooting after making 94.4% (17 for 18) of his attempts from the line.
He drained 10 three-pointers during the three-day tournament, averaging 3.3 per contest to finish the week ranked third in the conference.
The PacWest Fantastic 15
Okesene Ale (Sr., 6-2, 170, G, Hau'ula, HI/Kahuku) – BYU-Hawaii – averaged 19.5 points per game in leading the Seasiders to a 2-0 week…ranked sixth in scoring for the week in the PacWest…averaged 2.5 three-pointers made per game for the week…shot 90.9% (10 for 11) from the line…ranked 12th in free throw shooting for the week in the league.
Antonio Credit (Sr., 6-7, 220, F/C, Flint, MI/West Bloomfield) – Fresno Pacific – averaged 12.3 points and 7.7 rebounds in a 2-1 week for the Sunbirds…tied for 21st in scoring and ranked 12th in rebounding for the week in the PacWest…ranked ninth in shooting for the week in the PacWest after making 14 of 19 field goal attempts (73.7%)…also averaged 1.3 blocks per game – fifth in the league for the week.
Luke Evans (Sr., 6-8, 230, C, Oceanside, CA/El Camino) – California Baptist – averaged 18.0 points and 8.5 rebounds in a 2-0 week for the Lancers…ranked eighth in scoring and tied for eighth in rebounding for the week in the PacWest…shot 63.2% (12 for 19) from the field (tied for 13th for the week) (Left Photo).
Andrew Fisk (Sr., 6-5, 215, F, Riverside, CA/Ramona) – California Baptist – averaged 10.0 points and 9.0 rebounds per game in a 2-0 week for the Lancers…tied for fourth in rebounding and ranked 12th in shooting (64.3%) for the week in the PacWest…made 9 of 14 field goal attempts.
B.J. Ford (Fr., 6-2, 175, G, Payson, UT/Payson) – BYU-Hawaii – helped Seasiders to a 2-0 week by averaging 14.0 points and 3.0 three-pointers made per game for the week…tied for fourth in three's made per game and tied for 16th in scoring in the PacWest for the week…shot 81.8% (9 for 11) from the field – second in the league for the week…made 6 of 8 (75.0%) three-point attempts – tied for eighth in the league for the week…also went 4 for 4 from the line.
Bracken Funk (Jr., 6-7, 240, F, Highland, UT/Lone Peak) – BYU-Hawaii – led Seasiders to a 2-0 week by averaging 12.0 points and 9.0 rebounds per game…tied for fourth in rebounding for the week in the PacWest…shot 58.8% (10 for 17) from the field (Right Photo).
Jerome Garrison (So., 6-3, 180, G, Phoenix, AZ/Mountain Pointe) – Grand Canyon – averaged 15.5 points in leading the Antelopes to a sweep of their own tournament…tied for 11th in scoring for the week in the PacWest…shot 85.7% (12 for 14) from the line.
Malcolm Griffin (Jr., 6-4, 210, G/F, Chicago, IL/Hyde Park Academy) – Fresno Pacific – averaged 20.3 points and 10.0 rebounds in a 2-1 week for the Sunbirds…ranked fourth in scoring and second in rebounding for the week in the PacWest…28 of the 30 rebounds were on the defensive glass…shot 61.9% (26 for 42) from the floor to rank 15th for the week.
Troy Leaf (So., 6-3, 195, G, San Diego, CA/Foothills Christian) – Azusa Pacific – scored 30 points in a 100-96 double-overtime loss vs. Young Harris on Nov. 23 – the lone game of the week for the Cougars…hit 5 of 10 three-point (50.0%) attempts and was 9 for 9 from the line.
Joshua Lowery (Sr., 6-3, 200, G, Phoenix, AZ/Desert Vista) – Grand Canyon – averaged 20.0 points per game while shooting 61.9% (11 for 18) from the floor as the Antelopes swept their own tournament…ranked fifth in scoring in the PacWest for the week…also averaged 3.5 assists, 2.0 steals and posted a 2.3 assist/turnover ratio…shot 80.0% (4 for 5) from beyond the arc...ranked seventh in three-point shooting for the week in the PacWest.
Ivan Patterson (Jr., 6-3, 200, G, Menifee, CA/Palomar Valley) – California Baptist – averaged 13.0 points and 5.5 assists during a 2-0 week for the Lancers…tied for second in assist average for the week in the PacWest…also tied for second in steals per game for the week (3.0).
B.J. Porter (Sr., 6-3, 190, G, Layton, UT/Layton Christian Academy) – Azusa Pacific – scored 19 points in a 100-96 double-overtime loss vs. Young Harris on Nov. 23 – the lone game of the week for the Cougars…hit a trio of three-pointers and was 2 for 2 from the line.
Zach Robbins (So., 6-10, 200, F/C, Upland, CA/Upland) – Dixie State – averaged 12.0 points and 10.5 rebounds per week despite a 0-2 week for the Red Storm…ranked second in rebounding for the week in the PacWest…tied for 13th in shooting (63.2%) in the league for the week after making 12 of 19 attempts from the field…tied for fourth in steals per game (2.5) for the week in the league.
John Taylor (Jr., 6-1, 175, G, Chicago, IL/North Lawndale) – Fresno Pacific – averaged 23.7 points and 4.0 assists per game in a 2-1 week for the Sunbirds…ranked third in scoring and tied for eighth in assist average in the PacWest for the week…led the PacWest in steals per game (3.3) for the week…averaged 2.0 three-pointers made per game…shot 87.9% (29 for 33) for the week from the line.
Wesley White (Sr., 6-7, 210, F/C, Los Angeles, CA/Inglewood) – Notre Dame de Namur – averaged 14.0 points and 8.0 rebounds per game despite a 0-2 week for the Argos…tied for 16th in scoring and tied for 10th in rebounding for the week in the PacWest…shot 76.9% (10 for 13) from the line (Left Photo).