Whitman’s Duckworth named NWC Male Student Athlete of the Week


WALLA WALLA — Whitman point guard Josh Duckworth has been named the Northwest Conference Male Student Athlete of the Week for his performance from Dec. 29-Jan. 5.

The junior from Los Angeles had a career-high against Lewis & Clark on the road last Friday, tallying 34 points as he scored 15 of Whitman’s last 17 points in a span of 2:27.

The following night, again on the road, Duckworth poured in 13 in the Missionaries’ 76-65 win over Pacific.

On Dec. 29, Duckworth tallied 14 against Hamline University.

Over the three-game stretch, the 6-foot, 2-inch guard averaged just over 20 points and elevated himself to the No. 12-ranked scorer in the NWC.


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