Alexander named CCAA Player of the Week


Senior Kwame Alexander has been named the Wilson/California Collegiate Athletic Association Men’s Basketball Player of the Week for the week of Jan. 14-20.

Kwame Alexander

Kwame Alexander

Alexander led the Coyotes to a road sweep over Cal State East Bay and Cal State Monterey Bay.

The senior from Moreno Valley scored a career-high of 26 points while shooting 9-for-16 from the floor and 8-for-10 from the free throw line against the Pioneers on Friday night.

The following night, he contributed another 20-point effort to power CSUSB over Cal State Monterey Bay, 85-67

Defensively, Alexander totaled 22 rebounds, with a weekend high of 13 in the Coyotes’ 71-59 win over Cal State East Bay.

On the weekend, the forward averaged 23 points and 11 rebounds per game, while snagging three steals.

The honor is Alexander’s second in his career and the first for the Coyotes since Nate Roth on Dec. 29, 2011.

Wilson/CCAA Men’s Basketball Player of the Week

Nov. 5-11: Givon Crump (CS Dominguez Hills)
Nov. 12-18: Patrick Scott (Sonoma State)
Nov. 19-25: James Albright (San Francisco State)
Nov. 26 – Dec. 2: Patrick Scott (Sonoma State)
Dec. 3-9: Sam Marcus (Cal State Stanislaus)
Dec. 10-16: Mitchel Anderson (Cal Poly Pomona)
Dec. 24-30: Alex Fertig (CS Monterey Bay)
Dec. 31 – Jan. 6: Terrence Drisdom (Cal Poly Pomona)
Jan. 7-13: Marcus Walters (Cal State Stanislaus)
Jan. 14-20: Kwame Alexander (Cal State San Bernardino)

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