Feb. 8, 2012
SAN BRUNO, Calif. --As seen on this week's episode of "The Road to Las Vegas," the West Coast Conference has announced its Men's Basketball Player of the Month award-winner for January 2012.
MATTHEW DELLAVEDOVA, JR., G, SAINT MARY'S
Saint Mary's junior guard Matthew Dellavedova is the West Coast Conference Men's Basketball Player of the Month for January. The Australia native averaged 17.5 points and 6.3 assists per game in leading the Gaels to a perfect 8-0 month and the highest national ranking in school history. Dellavedova connected on 50.6% of his field goal attempts and 45.2% of his three-point field goal attempts in January, while posting an assist-turnover ratio of 2.0.
Also nominated: Brandon Davies, BYU; Elias Harris, Gonzaga; Anthony Ireland, Loyola Marymount; Jordan Baker, Pepperdine.
2011-12 WCC MEN'S BASKETBALL PLAYER OF THE MONTH
November: Rob Jones, Saint Mary's
December: Noah Hartsock, BYU
January: Matthew Dellavedova, Saint Mary's