Written By: NM State Athletic Dept.
LAS CRUCES, N.M. - Junior guard Jahmar Young has been named the Verizon Wireless WAC Men’s Basketball Player of the Week for the week of Feb. 1-7. The honor marks the third career WAC Player of the Week award for Young.
Young led New Mexico State to a 94-82 win over San Jose State, Feb. 6. He scored a team-high 25 points on 8-of-13 shooting from the field, including a 4-of-6 mark from 3-point range. Young also connected on 5-of-5 shots from the free throw line. Additionally, he dished out five assists, pulled down three rebounds and recorded a blocked shot.
“I’m very happy for Jahmar,” head coach Marvin Menzies said. “He has been a steady force for us all season long and it’s nice when a player gets acknowledged for his accomplishments.”
The Aggies host Louisiana Tech, Monday, Feb. 8 at 7 p.m. The game is available on KGRT 104 FM with the ‘Voice of the Aggies’ Jack Nixon and the pregame show starts at 6:30 p.m. and in Spanish with Martin Cortez on Vista 98.7 FM. The contest is available on ESPN Regional and is shown live on ESPN Full Court and Altitude2.