MBK | Landale Named WCC Player of the Week
The All-American center earned his second conference player of the week honors after averaging a double-double in wins over Dayton and UNC Asheville.
SAN BRUNO, Calif. -- For the second time in two weeks, senior center Jock Landale has been named West Coast Conference Men's Basketball Player of the Week after leading Saint Mary's to a pair of impressive wins during the final week of non-conference action.
Landale led Saint Mary's to a 2-0 week and an 11-2 slate entering West Coast Conference action. The All-American continued to dominate for the Gaels as he averaged 18.5 points and 10.5 rebounds on 72.7 percent (16-22) from the floor in this week's two wins.
In a 15-point victory against Dayton, the All-American recorded 12 points and 10 boards in the second half alone, and finished with 14 points, 11 rebounds and a pair of blocked shots in 32 minutes.
Landale added 23 points, 10 rebounds and a pair of assists in 25 minutes to wrap the non-conference portion of the schedule against UNC Asheville. His double-double against the Bulldogs was his fifth straight double-double night of the season. Landale leads the WCC in double-doubles and is currently tied-14th in the country.
Saint Mary's opens the WCC schedule this Thursday, Dec. 28 at 8 p.m. versus Loyola Marymount. The conference opener will be televised on NBC Sports Bay Area. For tickets, call the SMC Ticket Office today at 925-631-4689 or click HERE to get your seats now.
Also Nominated: James Batemon, Loyola Marymount; Yoeli Childs, BYU; Matt McCarthy, San Francisco; Josh McSwiggan, Portland; Johnathan Williams, Gonzaga; Isaiah Wright, San Diego
2017-18 WCC Men's Basketball Player of the Week
12/25 - Jock Landale, Saint Mary's
12/18 - Elijah Bryant, BYU
12/11 - Jock Landale, Saint Mary's
12/4 - Zach Norvell Jr., Gonzaga
11/27 - Johnathan Williams, Gonzaga
11/20 - Emmett Naar, Saint Mary's
11/13 - Isaiah Wright, San Diego
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