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AJ West
AJ West

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Brooklyn, N.Y.

High School:
Create Charter

Last College:
Monroe College

Height / Weight:
6-9 / 235

Position:
Forward

Experience:
1L


10/02/2014

Men's basketball begins practice Saturday

16 home games on tap this season

09/23/2014

West granted additional year of eligibility

Started 19 games last year

03/12/2014

Third seeded Nevada begins play in MW Championship Thursday night

Pack plays winner of #6 Boise State (19-12) and #11 San José State (7-23)

03/07/2014

Governor's Series points and third place on the line as Nevada hosts intrastate rival UNLV on senior night

Game to air on ESPN3

03/04/2014

Nevada battles for MW Championship seeding at Boise State Wednesday

Fifth place Pack at fourth place Broncos

03/04/2014

Whiteout Nevada vs. New Mexico

Whiteout Nevada vs. New Mexico

02/14/2014

Nevada vs. Fresno State

Nevada vs. Fresno State

02/01/2014

Air Force at Nevada

Air Force at Nevada

01/28/2014

Nevada at UNLV

Nevada at UNLV

01/25/2014

Nevada vs. Wyoming - USATSI Gallery

Nevada vs. Wyoming - USATSI Gallery

Nevada
Returning starter who is expected to once again start in his second season in the program ... Will have two years remaining to play at Nevada after an NCAA appeal was granted in September giving him an extra season... One of the top shot blockers and rebounders in the MW he is expected to once again patrol the paint in his junior season ... Provides the Pack with a big inside presence.

2013-14 (So):
Played in 21 games and started 19 after being cleared by the NCAA to play second semester ... In MW play tied for 12th in rebound averaging 7.2 per game, tied third blocking 2.4 shots per game and was third grabbing 4.0 offensive boards per game ... His 72 offensive rebounds in conference play ranks as the third best season in MW history ... Scored in double figures seven times including a stretch of four in a row ... Four times grabbed double figure rebounds which topped the team ... Twice had double-doubles at home; 12 points and 12 rebounds against Wyoming along with 10 points and 12 rebounds vs. Air Force ... At Fresno State had 13 rebounds which tied Jerry Evans, Jr. for the high by a Pack player ... Nine times leading the team in rebounding was second on the team ... In the Air Force home overtime victory scored seven consecutive points to break a tie at 56 ... In three consecutive Pack possessions he had offensive rebounds off teammates missed shots and scored seven consecutive points as part of Nevada's 13-0 run to end the game against the AFA ... Season-highs with eight blocks, 13 rebounds and 38 minutes played in the Pack's double overtime 96-86 victory at Fresno State ... The eight blocks tied for the second best total in the MW and is the second best mark in conference play ... The eight blocks was the top performance in at least the last 14 seasons at Nevada ... Scored in double figures in four consecutive games with 15 at SJSU, 12 vs. Wyoming, 11 at UNLV and 11 vs. Utah State ... Scored a season-high 15 points in the MW opener at SJSU.

Prior to Nevada
Played his freshman year at Monroe College in New Rochelle, N.Y. where he helped the Mustangs to a 24-8 record and they lost in the regional final 59-57 ... First-team all-conference ... Averaged 10.9 points, 8.9 rebounds and a nations best 5.1 blocks per game his sophomore season ... Three times he recorded 10 or more blocks in a game and 11 times had double figure rebounds ... In 29 games played he posted eight double-doubles all in scoring and rebounding ... High point total was 28 and top rebounding game was 19 ... Against Harcum he had 20 points and 19 rebounds ... Shot 45 percent from the field.

High School
Letter four years at Lincoln High School in Brooklyn, N.Y. for coach Tiny Mortin ... Played with Lance Stephenson of the Indiana Pacers.

Personal
General studies major ... Son of Allen West and Stephanie Smith ... In his free time likes to make music, direct videos and spend time with friends ... Chose the Pack over Memphis, Seton Hall, Pepperdine, Detroit, USF and Marshall ... Father Allen played basketball at UC Santa Barbara ... Sports hero is Allen Iverson and that is why he wears #3.

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