March 15, 2013
SAN BRUNO, Calif. -- The West Coast Conference has announced its Men's Basketball Player of the Month award-winner for February 2013.
WEST COAST CONFERENCE PLAYER OF THE MONTH
KELLY OLYNYK, R-JR., C, GONZAGA
For the third consecuntive month, Gonzaga's Kelly Olynyk is the West Coast Conference Player of the Month. He helped Gonzaga to an 8-0 month and a No. 2 national ranking in both AP and USA Today polls by averaging 17.3 points, 6.6 rebounds, and 1.9 assists per game. Olynyk shot 67.1% from the field for the month (53-of-79) and 78.4% from the free throw line as Gonzaga won the eight games by an average margin of 17.0 points.
Also in February, Olynyk was named to the Capital One Academic All-America First Team - one of three honorees from the West Coast Conference.
Also nominated: Stacy Davis, Pepperdine; Cole Dickerson, San Francisco
2012-13 WCC MEN'S BASKETBALL PLAYER OF THE MONTH
November: Kevin Foster, Santa Clara
December: Kelly Olynyk, Gonzaga
January: Kelly Olynyk, Gonzaga
February: Kelly Olynyk, Gonzaga