GSU Jaguars Earn CCAC 2022-2023 Post-Season Honors
Chicagoland Collegiate Athletic Conference (CCAC) selected 2022-2023 post-season basketball awards. GSU's Angelique Cowan of the Women’s team received honors, as well as Tai Walters-Whitaker and Nick Mikash from the Men’s team.
Cowan, named to the CCAC second-team all-conference Women’s honors squad, led the Jaguars in scoring with a 15.1 scoring avg. totaling 422 points in 28 games for GSU. The 5-7 senior guard was named CCAC Player of the Week for her 7-day, 3 game totals including scoring 30 points against CCAC champion IU-South Bend.
GSU Head Coach Tonishea Mack praised Cowan on her season leading the Jaguars. "Her numbers speak for themselves. Finishing fourth in conference scoring, she put us on her back this season. This is the skill set we always knew and what we recruited her to do. She had a great year for us. "
Walters-Whitaker, who was named to the Men’s 2nd team all CCAC, led GSU in scoring with a 14.1 points/game average, led the team in assists (4.7) and steals (2.0), and also averaged 4.0 rebounds per game.
"I'm very happy with Tai's performance all year. He was very consistent, and he was our go to guy and made some big buckets for us. If it wasn't for Tai, we wouldn't have made the post-season playoffs this year. I'm proud of him," said Coach Tony Bates.
The second team member on the Men’s team to receive honors is Nick Mikash, who was tied for second on the team in scoring with senior Adam Taylor (10.9 points per game). He also led GSU in rebounding (5.2), and had four, 20-point scoring games in 2022-2023 with a career-high 23 vs. St. Francis.
"The ceiling is very high for Nick. He continues to grow and get stronger. He is going to be someone to reckon with the next year or two," said Coach Bates.
For the official CCAC Conference press release and information on all the Men’s award winners - click the link below.
For the CCAC Release of 2022-2023 Women's Basketball Post-Season Awards, Click link below.