Men's Basketball Athletes of the Week: December 16, 2019

Men's Basketball Athletes of the Week: December 16, 2019

Offensive Athlete of the Week

Name: Micah Elan
School: Pomona-Pitzer
Year: Senior
Position: Guard
Hometown: San Francisco, Calif.

Micah Elan helped drive Pomona-Pitzer to a 83-63 victory over Westcliff in non-conference action as he netted 18 points on 8-of-15 shooting from the field (53.3%) including a pair of treys. He added 10 rebounds with seven of those coming on the defensive side of the floor, notched three steals and dished out seven assists in the winning effort. 

Defensive Athlete of the Week

Name: Nick Potthoff
School: Whittier
Year: Senior
Position: Power Forward
Hometown: Phoenix, Ariz.

Nick Potthoff paced Whittier to a 70-67 win over California Lutheran in SCIAC play last week. Potthoff's biggest contributions came on the defensive side of the court as he hauled in eight rebounds (six defensive) against the Kingsmen in addition to notching a steal and a pair of blocks in the winning effort. He also chipped in 15 points on 5-of-9 shooting (55.6%) and swished four three-pointers.