After securing the program's second straight trip to the CCCAA Regional Playoffs, four Allan Hancock College men's basketball players have scored All-Western State Conference honors, including a Defensive Player of the Year award.
Sophomores Spirit Ricks, JT Riddick, and Glenn Jordan were voted to the First Team. Ricks, a 6-foot-7 forward who earned first team honors for the second straight year, averaged 11.5 points and 6.2 rebounds during the regular season for the Bulldogs.
Riddick, a 6-foot-9 post player, earned the conference's Defensive Player of the Year award. He averaged 9.1 points per game, and a state-best 3.2 blocks per game. Riddick blocked seven shots against both Chabot and Cabrillo this season, scoring a season-best 21 points against West Hills.
Jordan averaged a team-best 12 points per game, shooting .354 from 3-point range and .471 overall from the field. The Washington native earned honorable mention honors as a freshman.
Freshman guard Mike Mensah earned honorable mention honors after averaging 9.6 points per game. He led the state with a 3-point shooting percentage of .550.
The Bulldogs finished the regular season 22-6 overall and 7-3 in conference play. Hancock opens the 2019 Regional Playoffs at home against San Diego Miramar on Wednesday, February 27.