Alaska Anchorage nearly unanimous pick to win third GNAC title
In third year as assistant coach at Western, handling graduate assistant duties this season after being student assistant during 2009-10 campaign ... Working on master's degree in Continuing in College Education ... Was accountant at Pro Sports Club in Bellevue the past two years after receiving bachelor's degree in American Cultural Studies in 2010 at WWU... Became just fourth Viking player in school history to have career totals exceeding 1,000 points (1,050), 700 rebounds (772) and 100 blocked shots (115) ... Second-team Great Northwest Athletic Conference all-star for second straight season as senior in 2008-09 ... Had career-high 28 points on 9-of-18 field-goal shooting vs. Alaska Fairbanks as junior on 2/2/08 ... GNAC Player of the Week ... Four-year letter winner... Originally signed national letter of intent to play at NCAA Division I Oregon State ... Finished three-year career at Redmond (Wash.) High School with 656 points (8.1 avg.), 622 rebounds (7.7) and 120 blocked shots (1.5) ... Seattle Times honorable mention all-State and McDonalds All-America nominee as senior ... First-team Seattle P-I all-Area, King County Journal all-Eastside and all-KingCo 4A League selection ... Played in Northwest Shootout All-Star (Washington vs. Oregon) Game ... First-team all-league as junior on 25-2 team that won 25 straight games, won league title, and placed sixth at state tournament ... Seattle Times Star of the Week and MVP of 2003 Oregon City High School Tournament ... As sophomore, started on 22-7 team that reached state quarterfinals ... 27 years old.