GCU's Alessandro Lever named WAC Freshman of the Year
Grand Canyon's Alessandro Lever, a 6-foot-10 forward, transformed his game once the Western Athletic Conference play began.
Going from 3-point shooter to a banger in the block, scoring on low-post moves and feasting at the free-throw line, the Italian was named WAC Freshman of the Year on Tuesday.
Lever also was named first-team All-WAC and to the All-Newcomer team.
Senior guard Josh Braun was named second team All-WAC, and sophomore wing Oscar Frayer was named to the All Defensive team.
Lever averaged 11.3 points and 4.4 rebounds in 30 games, 23 as a starter. In 14 WAC games, he averaged... read more