Nyameye Adom and Tyson Cruickshank earn All-CCIW recognition in men's basketball
The Wheaton men's basketball program placed two players on the 2019-20 All-CCIW Team, announced by the league on Tuesday afternoon. Sophomore Nyamaeye Adom picked up a unanimous First Team All-CCIW honor with fellow sophomore Tyson Cruickshank earning Second Team recognition.
Adom earns his first All-CCIW recognition with a breakout sophomore campaign. He is averaging a team-best 18.7 points per game this season, a mark that ranked second in the league. He has posted a 46.2% (169-of-366) field goal percentage, including 43.1% (31-of-72) from three-point range, this season. Adom has shot 78% (99-of-127) at the free throw line. He leads the Thunder with 3.8 assists per game and has averaged 4.2 rebounds per game this season. He ranks in the CCIW top-10 in field goal percentage, three-point field goal percentage, assists and free throw percentage.
In Wheaton's 16 CCIW games this season, Adom averaged 17.5 points per game. His 46.2% (102-of-221) field goal percentage in league games ranked third in the league, and his 46.5% (20-of-43) three-point field goal percentage in league play ranked third. His 4.1 assists per game against conference foes ranked third in the CCIW.