Five Bronco basketball players receive Mountain West honors

Five Bronco basketball players receive Mountain West honors

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Three members of the men’s baskeball team and two of the women’s will receive Mountain West honors.

RYAN WATKINS

Following one of the best seasons in Boise State history, as well as the history of the Mountain West, the senior forward was named to the All-Mountain West Second Team. Watkins averaged 13.6 points and 12.5 rebounds per game in conference play. Watkins shattered the MW single season rebounding record and became the first player in MW history to score over 200 points and record over 200 rebounds in conference play.

ANTHONY DRMIC

After being named to the All-Mountain West Second Team in 2013 after leading the conference in scoring, the junior guard was once again named to the All-Mountain West Second Team in 2014. Drmic lead the Broncos in scoring in conference play once again, scoring 14.8 points per game in 17 contests. Drmic ranked in the top six in both field goal percentage and three-point percentage, while ranking in the top three in free throw
percentage.

DERRICK MARKS

Following another successful offensive season, the junior guard was named as an honorable mention following his second team honor as a sophomore in 2013. Marks was also named as an honorable mention as a freshman. Marks scored 13.3 points per game in 18 MW contests while leading the Broncos with 47 assists.

DEANNA WEAVER

The Oregon transfer made an immediate impact when she became eligible to play heading into conference play. The junior guard led the Broncos with 13.2 points per game and 6.5 rebounds per contest. Weaver’s stellar play in conference earned her the MW Newcomer of the Year as she was ranked 12th in the conference in both scoring and rebounding. Her 32 steals also ranked second in the MW.

YAIZA RODRIGUEZ

The freshman guard from Barcelona, Spain averaged 9.9 points, 2.4 rebounds, 3.4 assists and 1.2 steals per contest in MW play this season. One of five freshmen on the Bronco squad, Rodriguez ranked 10th in the conference in assists and sixth in free throw percentage at 80.4 percent.

michaelsteen
Steen has been all about sports since he could walk. Currently, he’s an avid golfer. Steen is currently the assistant sports editor for The Arbiter, and has been a sports writer since fall 2012. Steen is majoring in communication with an emphasis in media studies to work in public relations. He will graduate in December 2014. Steen feels Boise State sports have done wonders for putting Boise on the map. Steen is also a Twitter addict, so follow him on Twitter @michaelsteen2.