Mensah can confirm 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)

By Yaw Adjei-Mintah

@YawMintYM on Twitter


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