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Jacko Named WCC Men’s Basketball Player of the Week

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SAN BRUNO, Calif. – The West Coast Conference has named its Men’s Basketball Player of the Week for January 25, 2016. 

Junior forward Adom Jacko led Loyola Marymount to a home split on the week, averaging 24.5 points, 8.5 rebounds and 2.0 blocks in the two games. In the two games, he shot 70.3 percent from the field, hitting 19-for-27. He was also 11-for-14 from the free throw line. On Thursday, he went for his fifth double-double of the season, scoring a career-best 26 points with 12 rebounds. He finished the game 11-for-12 from the field, equaling the all-time LMU record for shooting percentage in a game (91.6 percent - 10 or more attempts). He also had two assists, two blocks and a steal. In the win over San Diego, he scored 17 of his 23 points in the second half to lead the Lions’ comeback. He was 8-for–15 from the field, adding an assist and two more blocks. 

Also Nominated: Alec Kobre, Pacific; Eric McClellan, Gonzaga; Lamond Murray Jr., Pepperdine; Emmett Naar, Saint Mary's ; Devin Watson, San Francisco

2015-16 WCC Men’s Basketball Player of the Week
1/25 – Adom Jacko, Loyola Marymount
1/18 – Jock Landale, Saint Mary's
1/11 – Kyle Collinsworth, BYU
1/4 – Jared Brownridge, Santa Clara
12/28 – Alec Wintering, Portland
12/21 – Domantas Sabonis, Gonzaga
12/14 – Stacy Davis, Pepperdine
12/7 – Nate Kratch, Santa Clara
11/30 – Kyle Collinsworth, BYU & Kyle Wiltjer, Gonzaga
11/23 – Domantas Sabonis, Gonzaga
11/16 – Kyle Davis, BYU