Brimhall gets All-GNAC first team honors

Congrats to UAA men’s basketball player Tyler Brimhall, named Tuesday to the Great Northwest Athletic Conference All-Conference first team.

From Nate Sagan at UAA Sports Information…



PORTLAND, Ore. (Mar. 5) – Alaska Anchorage junior Tyler Brimhall was honored as one of the top six players in the league Tuesday, earning First Team All-Great Northwest Athletic Conference honors as the GNAC announced its 2018-19 men’s basketball postseason awards.

A 6-5 guard/forward, Brimhall led the Seawolves (14-14, 9-11 GNAC) in scoring with 18.7 points per game and in rebounding with 6.5 per game. The Logan, Utah, native and North Idaho College transfer scored double figures in 24 of 28 games – including four 30-plus efforts – to rank fourth in the league in scoring, along with seventh in rebounding, fourth in three-pointers per game (2.9), 10th in three-point percentage (.423), 11th in free throw percentage (.832) and fifth in minutes per game (31.6).

Among his top individual stats lines, Brimhall delivered 34 points (12-22 FG) and 10 rebounds in a 99-94 overtime road win over Concordia-Portland, 31 points (13-20 FG, 5-9 3FG) and nine rebounds in a 74-53 road win over Simon Fraser, and 15 points and 11 rebounds in a 61-57 home win over Western Oregon.

Northwest Nazarene junior guard Adonis Arms was voted the GNAC Player of the Year in balloting by the league’s 11 head coaches.



Name, School, Pos., Ht., Yr., Hometown (Previous School)

Adonis Arms, Northwest Nazarene, G, 6-6, Jr., Milwaukee, Wis. (Mesa CC)

Luke Chavez, Saint Martin’s, G, 6-3, Sr., Woodacre, Calif. (South Puget Sound CC)

Trevor Jasinsky, Western Washington, F, 6-7, Jr., Camas, Wash. (Camas)

Coleman Wooten, Seattle Pacific, F, 6-5, Sr., Maple Valley, Wash. (Tahoma)

Obi Megwa, Northwest Nazarene, G, 6-0, Sr., Phoenix, Ariz. (Mesa CC)

Tyler Brimhall, Alaska Anchorage, G/F, 6-5, Jr., Logan, Utah (North Idaho JC)


Name, School, Pos., Ht., Yr., Hometown (Previous School)

Riley Hawken, Western Oregon, F, 6-6, Jr., Vancouver, Wash. (Concordia-Portland)

Gavin Long, Seattle Pacific, G, 6-5, Jr., Wenatchee, Wash. (Wenatchee)

Julian Roche, Simon Fraser, C, 6-11, So., Saint John, N.B. (Santa Clara)

EJ Boyce, Saint Martin’s, G, 6-2, Sr., Boise, Idaho (San Jose State)

Tyler Green, MSU Billings, G, 5-10, Jr., Redding, Calif. (Humboldt State)

Chandler Redix, Saint Martin’s, G, 6-2, Sr., Apple Valley, Calif. (Kentucky Wesleyan)

HONORABLE MENTION : Tymoryae Glover, Alaska Fairbanks, G, 6-7, Jr.; Michael Kluting, Alaska Fairbanks, C, 6-7, Jr.; Gamaun Boykin, Central Washington, G, 6-3, Jr.; Jarrett Gray, Concordia-Portland, G, 6-3, Sr.; Brendan Howard, MSU Billings, F, 6-6, Fr.; Zack Rollins, MSU Billings, G/F, 6-6, Sr.; Jayden Bezzant, Northwest Nazarene, G, 6-2, Jr.; Nikhil Lizotte, Seattle Pacific, G, 5-9, Sr.