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WHITTIER, Calif. – Senior guard Conner Longmire (Tarzana, Calif.) was just named the Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SCIAC) Defensive Athlete of the Week in the 7th week of voting announced by the conference office Tuesday.
Conner helped lead the Whittier College Men's Basketball team to a 3-1 record over break, which included wins over UC Santa Cruz, 88-74, La Verne, 113-65, and Chapman, 80-67. Their lone loss coming against Hanover, 80-79. Longmire was terrific on the defensive glass, notching 28-of-29 rebounds on the defensive side of the floor. He also added three steals and two blocks during the two week period to go along with a 14.3 scoring average totaling 59 points and five assists.
Whittier returns to the court tomorrow, Wednesday, January 9 when they host Pomona-Pitzer beginning at 7:00pm.