Men's Basketball

Weston receives Association of Division III Independents men’s basketball Student-Athlete of the Month award

Weston receives Association of Division III Independents men’s basketball Student-Athlete of the Month award

OVERLAND PARK, Kan. – UC Santa Cruz senior forward Tre Weston (Los Angeles, Calif.) has been named the Association of Division III Independents men's basketball Student-Athlete of the Month for January. The senior ended the month averaging 17.3 points and 8.0 rebounds as UC Santa Cruz went 5-2 during the month. The one-time Player of the Week during the month shot 58.2 percent from the floor and helped lead the Banana Slugs to their first winning season in six years. The forward had a month-high 24 points with 11 rebounds on 11-of-18 shooting in a victory over Simpson (Calif.) on January 8th. Weston also recorded 24 points and ten rebounds at Pacific Union on January 15th. The senior also poured in 22 points on 10-of-17 shooting in the Banana Slugs' win at La Verne on January 24th.