The Falcons were the only GNAC team to receive the NABC academic award. Six players, including four from SPU and two from Central Washington, were named to the NABC Honors Court.
The basketball championships move to Montana State University Billings and Alterowitz Gymnasium after a three-year run at Saint Martin’s University.
Seven games of this year’s Shootout at the Alaska Airlines Center will be televised by CBS Sports Network including all four men's first round games, semifinals and championship contest.
The Seattle Pacific basketball standout, who earned the Scholar-Athlete award for the second year in a row, is the first male athlete in GNAC history to sweep the conference’s two major awards.
CWU's Mark McLaughlin set six records, including career records for highest scoring average for all games (24.8) and conference games (25.3). He also set a single-season record for conference games scoring (28.2).