DREAMSEAT Basketball Players of the Week - Feb 24
VANCOUVER, Wa. - The Northwest Athletic Association of Community Colleges has named its DreamSeat/Seating Solutions Basketball Players of the Week for February 24, 2014.
MEN’S PLAYER OF THE WEEK – Feb 24
Bryce White, Chemeketa
Chemeketa Community College freshman guard Bryce White has been named the DreamSeat/Seating Solutions Northwest Athletic Association of Community Colleges’ Player of the Week for February 24.
White helped keep Chemeketa’s (13-13; 9-5) playoff hopes alive in a 95-88 win last Saturday over Lane (12-16; 5-9). The win Saturday forced a win-or-go-home playoff match-up with Southern Region Rival Mt. Hood Community College (Monday, Feb. 24).
White started the week scoring 44 points on 15-23 shooting (65%) along with 11 rebounds, two assists, and a steal in a loss to Southern Region Co-Champions Portland Community College.
With a potential playoff bid on the line, White followed-up his performance with a 32-point (11-12; 92%), seven-rebound, three-steal, one-block outing in Chemeketa’s win over Lane. The win kept Chemeketa’s playoff hopes alive and forced a playoff match-up for the fourth and final seed in the Southern Region vs Mt. Hood.
The Portland, Oregon native will finish as the league’s third leading scorer this season with a 27.6 points-per-game average. Additionally, White will rank 15th in assists (3.76) per game. Currently, White is 19th in FG% with a 54.3% average, and 12th in FT% shooting 79.7% this season.
Also nominated: David Ware, Everett
Dec. 9: Theo VandenEkart, Everett
Dec. 16: Kwinn Hanson, Spokane; Brendan Westendorf, Big Bend
Dec. 23 Sean Price, Clark
Dec 30: Stephen Walter, Columbia Basin
Jan 6: Dominique McClendon, Everett
Jan 13: Bryce White, Chemeketa
Jan 20: Kyle Impero, Whatcom; Collin Spickerman, Clark
Jan 27: Payton Pervier, Edmonds
Feb 3: Xavier Bazile, Peninsula
Feb 10: Mac Johnson, Mt Hood
Feb 17: Warren Edmondson, Portland; David Ware, Everett
WOMEN’S PLAYER OF THE WEEK – Feb 24
Morgan Freeman, Spokane
Community Colleges of Spokane sophomore center Morgan Freeman is the DreamSeat/Seating Solutions Northwest Athletic Association of Community Colleges Player of the Week for February 24.
Freeman helped Spokane clinch a berth in the NWAACC tournament with two wins this week over Yakima Valley (4-10; 8-19) and Big Bend (16-12; 6-8).
The win over Big Bend allowed Spokane to jump Big Bend in the standings and secure the East Region’s fourth seed.
Against Yakima Valley, Freeman shot 11-20 (55%) to score 26 points along with 10 rebounds, and three blocks in Spokane’s 65-48 win. Freeman followed up with 18 points (8/16; 50%), 11 rebounds, three steals, and one block in Spokane’s 72-59 win over Big Bend. Freeman averaged a double-double on the week with 22 points and 10.5 rebounds-per-game.
The Richland, Washington native finished 14th in NWAACC FT% at 75.9% on the season.
Also nominated: Michelle Bromagem, Wenatchee Valley, Kyndal Charleston, Umpqua; Laci Effenberger, Clackamas;
Dec. 9: Shelby Snook, Lane
Dec 16: Marikah Wright, Lane
Dec 23: Riley Holsinger, Spokane; Jada Piper, Highline
Dec 30: Asia Smith, Umpqua
Jan 6: Aminata Cole, Southwestern Oregon
Jan 13: Brooke Bowen, Clark; Shelby Snook, Lane
Jan 20: Mar’shay Moore, Blue Mountain
Jan 27: Kayla Tiemersma, Whatcom
Feb 3: Ashli Payne, Umpqua
Feb 10: Riley Holsinger, Spokane
Feb 17: Laci Effenberger, Clackamas