Cal Poly Pomona’s Terrence Drisdom taked CCAA top honor

The CCAA announced its postseason awards. Here is the list of those honored:

Player of Year: Terrence Drisdom, Sr., Cal Poly Pomoma
Newcomer of Year: Jacob Thomas, Jr., CS San Bernardino
Freshman of Year: Malik Morgan, Humboldt State
Coach of Year: Greg Clink, Chico State

First team
Austin Bryan, Sr., Humboldt State
James Davis, Jr., Sonoma State
Terrence Drisdom, Sr., Cal Poly Pomona
Robert Duncan. Soph., Chico State
Jordan Faison, Jr., Cal Poly Pomona
Allan Guel, Sr. Humboldt State
Chris Read., Sr., Cal State Stanislaus
Jordan Semple, Sr., Chico State
Jacob Thomas, Jr., Cal State San Bernardino
Udun Osakue, Sr., San Francisco State

Second team
Barry Bell, Jr., Cal Poly Pomona
Drew Dyer, Jr., UC San Diego
Tanner Giddings, Jr., Chico State
Adam Kile, Soph., UC San Diego
JJ Mina, Sr., Sonoma State
Malik Morgan, Fresh., Humboldt State
Isaiah Morton, Sr., Cal State San Bernardino
Hunter Walker, Jr., UC San Diego
Rob Walters, Sr., Cal State Stanislaus
Evan Zeller, Soph., Cal State Monterey Bay

Honorable mention: Greg Anderson, CS Monterey Bay; Wes Bartole, CS Stanislaus; Rakim Brown, Humboldt State; Bren Haley, San Francisco State; Alex Fertig, CS Monterey Bay; Daniel Rodriguez, Cal Poly Pomona; Justin Sadler, CS Dominguez Hills; Everett Turner, CS San Bernardino; Jacari Whitfield, CS East Bay.

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Cal State San Bernardino’s Isaiah Morton earns weekly honor

Isaiah Morton

Cal State San Bernardino senior guard Isaiah Morton was named the California Collegiate Athletic Association Men’s Basketball Player of the Week for Nov. 17-23.

He led the Coyotes to a 77-70 road victory over Humboldt State to open 2014 conference play on a night they were short-handed.

Morton scored a game-high 32 points, the most by any CSUSB player since 2009, on 10-for-19 shooting from the floor, including five 3-pointers and seven-for-11 shooting from the free throw line.

He also had a strong effort on defense, snagging five rebounds and five steals on the night.

The Coyotes (1-1, 1-0 CCAA) makes its 2014-15 Coussoulis Arena debut Saturday night against Humboldt State.

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Former Cal State standout Ivan Johnson signs with Mavericks

Ivan Johnson

Former Cal State San Bernardino basketball player Ivan Johnson has signed with the Dallas Mavericks.

The 6-foot-8, 255-found forward started all five games for the Mavericks at the Las Vegas Summer League, averaging 7.8 points, 3.8 rebounds, 1.0 steal in 20.8 minutes pg.

He spent the 2013-14 season playing for the Zhejiang Chouzhou Golden Bulls in China, where he averaged 26 points, 9.9 rebounds, 1.9 assists, 2.9 steals and 32.8 minutes per game in 24 games.

His first NBA experience came with the Atlanta Hawks, who signed him on Dec. 9, 2011 after impressing the club in a mini-camp and earning an invite to training camp. He appeared in 56 games for Atlanta in 2011-12 and averaged 6.4 points and 4.0 rebounds in 16.7 minutes per game while shooting 51.3 percent from the field and 72.0 percent from the foul line. Johnson was named NBA Eastern Conference Rookie of the Month for April. He ranked third among rookies in field goal percentage.

He re-signed with Atlanta on Sept. 18, 2012. He averaged 6.6 points, 3.9 rebounds and 15.0 minutes per game in 69 games (five starts) for the Hawks in 2012-13.

Johnson holds career averages of 6.5 points, 3.9 rebounds and 15.8 minutes per game in 125 NBA games (five starts).

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