Men's Basketball



AJ West
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AJ West

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Brooklyn, N.Y.

High School:
Create Charter

Last College:
Monroe College

Height / Weight:
6-9 / 230

Position:
Center

Experience:
1L

Nevada
Expected to provide defense and rebounding in his first season with the Wolf Pack ... Excellent shot blocker who will patrol the paint ... Gives the Pack a big inside presence ... Averaged 5.1 blocks per game to lead the country.

Prior to Nevada
Played his sophomore 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 ... 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
Communications 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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