Four Nevada Basketball Players Receive MW Media Honors
Jordan Caroline, Caleb Martin, Cody Martin and Jazz Johnson have all received honors from the Mountain West media.
Jordan Caroline, Caleb Martin, Cody Martin and Jazz Johnson have all received honors from the Mountain West media. Caroline and Caleb Martin were selected to the first team for the second consecutive season, Cody Martin was a repeat selection to the second team. Caroline and Cody Martin have started every game this season and Caleb Martin started 30-of-31. Johnson was named the Sixth Man of the Year and to the honorable mention squad.
Cody Martin and Tre’Shawn Thurman were edged out for MW Defensive Player of the Year by Utah State’s Neemias Queta.
Caroline led the Pack averaging 9.6 rebounds per game and was second scoring 17.7 points per contest. He set the MW record with his 44 career double-doubles and was second in the conference with 18 double-doubles this season. In 29-of-31 games he scored in double figures with a season-high of 40 coming at Colorado State. Currently he ranks sixth in scoring with 1,728 points and is fifth with 939 rebounds at Nevada. In his college career he has scored 2,031 points and grabbed 1,145 rebounds. Four times this season and seven time in his career he has been named the MW Player of the Week.
Caleb Martin tops the Pack scoring 19.6 points per game and has netted 1,288 points at Nevada which is 17th on the career list. In his college career he has scored 1,839 points. Three times this season he was selected as the MW Player of the Week. Last season the MW media also selected him as their Newcomer of the Year. In 29-of-31 games he scored in double figures which includes a 33-point game at Utah and a 30-point contest at home against Boise State.
Cody Martin leads the MW averaging 5.1 rebounds per game and is third on the team scoring 11.6 points per game. In 18 games he has scored in double figures including a season-high current four-game streak. His three double figure assist games are the most in the MW this season with 11 vs. BYU, 10 vs. Pacific and 10 vs. Little Rock. The 11 assists in the BYU game tied his career high. He scored a season-high 23 points in the home win over UNLV.
Johnson came off the bench in 29-of-30 games this season and is fourth on the team scoring 11 points per game. At Air Force he scored a career-high 27 points and made 7-of-10 three-pointers. The seven made 3-pointers is the high for a Pack player this season. In 19 games he scored in double figures in his first season with the Wolf Pack. He is second in the MW making 44.1 percent of his 3-pointers and ninth making 2.1 per game.
(University of Nevada)