McGowen scored 18 points with five steals, four assists and three rebounds and five steals as the Bengals beat Northern Colorado 99-94 in double overtime on Thursday, Jan. 26.Certainly a well deserved award.
McGowen converted a 3-point play with 29 seconds remaining in the first overtime to tie the game and send it to a second overtime.
McGowen scored a game-high 19 points and hit the game-winning 3-pointer at the buzzer as the Bengals beat Weber State 64-62, handing the Wildcats their first conference loss and ending their 10-game winning streak. McGowen was 7-of-14 from the floor, and 4-of-9 from 3-point range. He also had two assists, a steal and a rebound in 37 minutes of action.
Other Candidates: Laron Griffin (EWU), Will Cherry (Montana), Shawn Reid (MSU), Tevin Svihovec (UNC), Chehales Tapscott (PSU), Jackson Carbajal (Sac), Damian Lillard (WSU)
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