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Six WAC Men's Basketball Players Earn NABC All-Region Honors

Six WAC Men's Basketball Players Earn NABC All-Region Honors

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Six WAC men's basketball players have been named to the National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC) All-District 6 Team announced today. CSU Bakersfield's Jarkel Joiner and Utah Valley's Jake Toolson were first team selections, while California Baptist's Milan Acquaah, Grand Canyon's Carlos Johnson, NM State's Terrell Brown and Seattle U's Myles Carter were named to the second team.

Joiner, a first team All-WAC honoree, averages 16.1 points and 3.5 rebounds per game. He ranks second in the WAC in scoring and had 11 games with 20 or more points this season. Joiner was named WAC Player of the Week once this season.

The WAC Player of the Year, Toolson averages 15.9 points per game. He leads the WAC in three-point field goal percentage (44.7) and ranks third in both field goal percentage (53.9) and free throw percentage (85.1). Toolson had 10 games with 20 or more points this season and was named WAC Player of the Week once.

Acquaah was the WAC Newcomer of the Year and a first team All-WAC selection after leading the league in scoring (19.0), ranking second in steals (1.6), fourth in free throw percentage (85.0) and ninth in assists (3.4). He had two games with 30 or more points and 18 games with 20 or more points this season. Acquaah was a two-time WAC Player of the Week.

Johnson was a second team All-WAC selection and was named to the WAC All-Newcomer Team after averaging 14.3 points and 4.1 rebounds per game. He was named to the WAC All-Tournament team last week after averaging 25.0 points, 6.7 rebounds and 2.0 assists per game over the three games.

Brown was a first team All-WAC selection and was named to the WAC All-Newcomer team after averaging 11.3 points per game. He ranks second in the WAC in three-point percentage (43.1) and sixth in three-pointers per game (2.0). Brown was named to the WAC All-Tournament team last week after averaging 13.7 points on 55 percent shooting, including 64 percent from three-point range, and 3.0 assists per game over the three games.

Carter was named to the WAC All-Defensive Team after leading the WAC in blocks (1.8) and ranking second in rebounding (7.9). He posted a WAC-best 10 double-doubles on the season and had 11 games with 10 or more rebounds. Carter is a two-time WAC Player of the Week and ranks 48th nationally in blocks (58).

The teams were selected and voted on by member coaches of the NABC in NCAA Division I. To view the complete list of honorees, click here.