PORTLAND, Ore. (March 14)-New Mexico State redshirt senior forward Wendell McKines was named to the National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC) All-District Six team, the organization announced.
This is McKines' second all-district honor. He was also named to the U.S. Basketball Writers Association (USBWA) All-District VIII team. McKines earned WAC Tournament MVP honors and first team All-WAC accolades this season. He leads the Aggies and WAC in both scoring and rebounding with 18.8 points and 10.8 rebounds per game. McKines has posted 20 double-doubles this year, which ranks fourth in the nation.
This season, he became the second player in school history to record 1,000-career points and 1,000-career rebounds. He was the second active player in the NCAA (T.J. Robinson, Long Beach State) and 12th player in WAC history to achieve the feat.
The Aggies meet No. 17 Indiana, Thursday, March 15 at 7:45 p.m. in the NCAA Tournament second round in Portland, Ore., at the Rose Garden.