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CWC men’s basketball team is statistically ranked
The Rustlers of Central Wyoming College are nationally ranked in the National Junior College Athletic Association Men’s Basketball Statistics.
The Rustlers are 2nd in the country in team defense of points allowed per game, with an average of allowing only 51.2 points a game. They trail only national power Chipola College of Florida by .1 of a point in this category. The Rustlers are also 2nd in the Country in Offensive Field Goal percentage as a team with 56.2%. They trail Connors State College of Oklahoma in this category. CWC is also in the national rankings in team 3pt Field Goal percentage, the Rustlers are ranked 15th with a percentage of 39% from behind the arc.
The Rustlers right now have four men’s basketball student-athletes that nationally ranked in certain statistics. Las Vegas, NV freshman Davion Pearson is ranked 17th in Assists Per Game with six and is ranked 25th in 3pt Field Goal Percentage at 50%. Las Vegas, NV sophomore Ali Sabra is ranked 8th in Free Throw Percentage with 91.66%. Rockford, IL freshman Armani Flannigan is ranked 5th in Field Goal Percentage with 76.9% and North Hills, CA sophomore James “Deuce” Johnson is ranked 11th in Field Goal Percentage with 70.4%.
“This is a tribute to our whole team working hard and doing what is necessary for us to be successful. But my favorite stat is that we have six student-athletes averaging double figures and one more averaging nine points a game. That means we are sharing the ball. Hopefully the guys will keep working hard at home during the Christmas & Semester Break before we resume together back here at school” Said Coach Curtis Condie
The Rustlers next official game will be January 7, 2012 in Rock Springs, WY vs. Western Wyoming Community College, but CWC will play a scrimmage vs. the Utah All-Stars January 3rd at Rustler Gym on the Central Wyoming College campus.