ECC's Yach Deng player of the week

ECC's Yach Deng player of the week

Ellsworth Community College men's basketball player Yach Deng was awarded Iowa Community College Athletic Conference (ICCAC) player of the week for the week of Feb. 8-14 due to his scoring efforts against both Iowa Lakes and NIACC.

Deng had a team-high 22 points in the Panthers loss against Iowa Lakes on Wednesday, Feb. 10. He went 7-10 from the free throw line and also had three 3-pointers. Deng outdid himself just three days later in the Panthers win over NIACC where he had 36 points. He shot 52% from the field and buried eight three-pointers. He also had seven rebounds, two assists and two steals for the week.

Deng is currently ranked 6th in the nation in free throw percentage at 86.9%.


Photo Caption: Yach Deng shoots the three in the Panthers match-up against DMACC earlier in the year.