Bearcats' Johnson named NWC Player of the Week

Senior post Marques Johnson was named on Monday as the Northwest Conference Player of the Week in men’s basketball.

Johnson led the Bearcats (4-0) to a pair of wins Friday and Saturday in the John Lewis Holiday Classic at Willamette. In the victories, he scored 47 points and had 18 rebounds, four assists and three steals.

Johnson currently leads the NWC in scoring at 20.8 points per game, just ahead of Whitworth’s Bryan Depew (20.0). Johnson also ranks third in conference field goal percentage (60.8) and fifth in rebounding (6.8).