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Janssen earns All-NSIC Second Team honors

Janssen earns All-NSIC Second Team honors

Wayne State College sophomore Jordan Janssen was named to the Northern Sun Conference Men’s Basketball All-Conference Team announced by the league office in Burnsville, Minnesota Thursday morning, earning Second Team honors.

Janssen, a 6-7 center from Lincoln East HS, averaged a double-double for the Wildcats this season with 16.9 points and 10.1 rebounds per game. He ranked in the top 10 in seven major statistical categories that included second in rebounds per game, sixth in blocked shots (1.3), ninth in field goal percentage (.508), ninth in assists per game (3.8), ninth in assist/turnover ratio (1.5), tied for ninth in steals per game (1.2) and 10th in scoring.

He recorded 17 double-doubles on the season and was named NSIC South Division Player of the Week twice during the season (11/25/19 and 12/9/19), becoming the first Wildcat player since Amry Shelby in the 2012-13 season to earn NSIC Player of the Week honors. Janssen scored double figures in 31 of 32 games this season with eight games of 20 or more points and recorded 18 games of 10 or more rebounds.

Janssen scored a season high of 28 points to go with 14 rebounds vs Winona State (12/7/19) and had a career high of 21 rebounds with 17 points against Upper Iowa on 12/6/19. Dating back to last season, Janssen has scored double figures in 40 of his last 41 games and his 322 rebounds this season were the sixth-most in Wildcat history.

Wayne State College ended the 2019-20 season with records of 10-22 overall and sixth place in the NSIC South Division with a 7-15 league mark.

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