ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. - Penn State Altoona senior guard/forward Ishimeal Nance (Muscle Shoals, AL/Muscle Shoals) was named the Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference's Player of the Week in men's basketball on Monday.
Nance enjoyed a big week for the Lions, recording two double-doubles to help his team to a pair of victories over strong non-conference competition.
In Penn State Altoona's 92-73 win over Saint Mary's College of Maryland on Tuesday evening, Nance scored 34 points to go along with 10 rebounds and four assists. His total of 34 points tied for the ninth-most in a game by a Penn State Altoona men's basketball player in program history. In Sunday afternoon's 104-101 overtime victory over Keystone College, Nance finished with 19 points and 10 rebounds.
For the week, Nance averaged 26.5 points per game, 10.5 rebounds per game, and 2.5 assists per game while shooting 65.6% from the field. The senior is currently second in the AMCC in scoring, averaging 22.2 points per game.
This is Nance's first career AMCC Player of the Week award.
Penn State Altoona men's basketball is 3-2 this season and starts its AMCC schedule this Wednesday, November 29, when the team hits the road to take on Pitt-Greensburg for a 6:00 p.m. game.