CSM Names Two Bulldogs To Preseason All-MW Team

Oct. 26, 2012

By Stephanie Juncker

FRESNO, Calif. ---College Sports Madness has announced the 2012-2013 Madness Mountain West Men's Basketball Preseason All-Conference Teams which included Bulldog juniors Kevin Olekaibe and Jerry Brown.

CSM named Olekaibe to the Madness MW second team, while naming Brown to the fourth team. This is the second time that the two juniors have received conference recognition by CSM.

Olekaibe returns for the Bulldogs this season looking to build off his impressive 2011-12 campaign. Olekaibe, starting in all 33 games, averaged 17.8 ppg, 3.2 rpg, shot 80 percent from the free throw line and totaled 39 assists and 44 steals as a sophomore.

Brown enters this season after being ranked fourth on the team with 8.8 ppg led the team in rebounds with 5.5 rpg and in blocks with 27 total a season ago. Brown totaled over 1,000 minutes, played in all 33 games, starting in 29 in 2011-12.

The Bulldogs will open the season with an exhibition game on Nov. 2 when the Bulldogs host Fresno Pacific in the Save Mart Center at 7 p.m.

Season tickets are now available through the Bulldog Foundation, and the $149 price for the lower bowl seats equals less than $10 per game. To purchase season tickets, please call the BDF at 559-278-7160.

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