Senior guard Sango Niang Summit HS/Chaffey College) of Simon Fraser University is the Athlete of the Week for the Great Northwest Athletic Conference.
He scored a career-high 46 points in the Clan’s loss to Central Washington.
The 46 points is the second highest single-game point total in both GNAC and SFU history, as Niang trails only Western Washington’s Ryan Diggs who scored 47 in 2006, and Clan Hall of Famer Mike Jackel who scored 47 in 1980 and 1981.
He also made 18 field goals in the contest, equaling the GNAC single-game record from 2002.
Between the weekend’s two games Niang scored 71 points, had 12 rebounds, 11 assists and four steals, while making 27 of 46 field goal attempts.
On the season Niang is averaging 24.6 points a game, eight points more than the second-highest scorer in the conference.