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Danner named KJCCC Player of Week

Wednesday, November 28, 2012

Fort Scott Community College sophomore Austin Danner was named the Kansas Jayhawk Community College Conference Player of the Week for the week of Nov. 11-17.

Danner averaged 26.5 points in a pair of victories over Hesston on Nov. 13 and Wentworth Military on Nov. 17. He shot 54 percent from the floor, making 17 of 31 field-goal attempts.

Danner has been coming off the bench this season to give the Greyhounds some spark, playing about 35 minutes a game. Going into tonight's game at the Central Methodist University junior varsity, Fort Scott (5-2) is on a five-game winning streak. Should the 'Hounds beat CMU tonight, they will be on their longest winning streak since the 1999-2000 season.

According to the most recent statistics on the Jayhawk Conference website, Danner is second in the conference in scoring with 20.6 points per game. He is tied for second in three-point shots made at 3.0 per game and seventh in 3-point shooting percentage, making 48.4 percent of his attempts. He has made 18 of 22 free throws for 81.8 percent, which places him seventh.

NOTES -- Teammate James Fleming leads the conference in free-throw shooting at 90.5 percent on 19 of 21)....

Fort Scott freshman Ray Ray Chase leads the conference in rebounds, averaging 13.6 per game. Kris Rolle of Colby is second with 13.0 per game. Chase is second in offensive rebounds (5.4) to Coffeyville's Montel James (5.7) and second in defensive rebounds (8.2) to Rolle (8.3). Chase is also third in blocked shots, 2.2 per game. Alioune Mboul of Cloud County leads with 2.8 blocks and Garden City's Mike Chandler is second with 2.6....

The conference's leading scorer is TraVaughn White of Independence at 24.6 points per game....

Should the Greyhounds defeat CMU tonight, they will record their 87th consecutive victory over a junior varsity team. Their last loss to a JV came in November 1987....

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