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Nathan Mensah wins Mountain West Conference Best Defender Award

Ghana Center Nathan Mensah has been named as the Best Defender at the Mountain West Conference Media Awards.

As reported by the San Diego Union-Tribune, San Diego State University player Mensah won the Defensive Player of the Year Award in the US Men’s College Basketball Conference.

Mensah attempts shot against Boise State Photo Courtesy: San Diego State University

The athletic Mensah played a key role in his fourth year with the program to get San Diego State University competing for a second Conference title win in a row this season. He was named in the All Conference Third Team for the 2021-2022 Season.

However, the team fell short due to a 52-53 loss to Boise State University in the final game that ended earlier today. Mensah started the game and played 32 minutes.

Nathan Mensah challenges shot at the rim Photo Courtesy: San Diego State

In a chippy game, he recorded four points, four blocked shots, 10 rebounds, an assist and a steal; in 31 games Regular Season games played this season, Mensah averaged 7.3 points, 2.2 blocks and 7.1 rebounds in 25.1 minutes. (Click highlighted text to watch game highlights)

Credit: Basketballghana 

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