Mullings named WAC player of the week

KTSM
New Mexico State

POSTED: Monday, January 13, 2014 - 1:47pm

UPDATED: Monday, January 13, 2014 - 8:16pm

The Western Athletic Conference office announced on Monday, January 13, that junior guard Daniel Mullings has been named Western Athletic Conference men’s basketball Player of the Week for Jan. 6-12.

Mullings led the Aggies to a pair of wins over Seattle U and Idaho last week. In a 96-87 win over Seattle U on Thursday, Mullings recorded his second double-double of the season with 13 points and 11 rebounds. He also tied a career-high with seven steals and dished out six assists. In NM State’s 78-54 win over Idaho, Mullings scored 16 points with six rebounds, two assists, a block and a steal.

For the week, Mullings averaged 14.5 points, 8.5 rebounds, 4.0 assists and 4.0 steals per game. He shot 42.9 percent (9-of-21) from the field, 60.0 percent (3-of-5) from the three-point line, and 60.0 percent (8-of-12) from the free throw line.

Mullings is averaging 16.4 points per game this season and has scored 1,112 points during his career at NM State. He is currently No. 21 on the all-time scoring list at NM State and could jump into the top 20 if he scores at least 14 points this week. He also has a WAC-high 37 steals (2.06/game) and is tied for No. 3 on the all-time steals list at NM State with 174 since he began playing for the Aggies in 2012.
 

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