The best division one college basketball players in Utah for 2013-14: third team

Zach Nelson, freshman, Utah Valley: Nelson made the WAC All-Newcomer team after starting all 32 games for the Wolverines and recording five double-doubles.  His best game of the season came in a January road win over Cal State Bakersfield when Nelson finished with 22 points on 9-of-12 shooting from the floor as well as 11 rebounds, six assists and three blocks.  For the season, Nelson averaged 10.5 points on 52 percent shooting, 6.3 rebounds, 3.4 assists and a block a game.

Eric Mika, freshman, BYU: Mika started 28 of 33 games he appeared in during his freshman year and recorded five double-doubles as the Cougars’ main inside threat on the offensive end.  His best game of the season came in a January win over Pacific when Mika tied a career-high with 20 points on 7-of-9 shooting from the field.  He also set career highs in assists (three) and steals (three) while adding eight rebounds.  Mika was named to the WCC All-Freshman team after averaging 11.8 points, 6.4 rebounds a game.

Preston Medlin, senior, Utah State: Medlin started all 32 games for the 18-14 Aggies and led the team in minutes played and assists.  His best game came in a November win over Mississippi State when Medlin scored a season-high 21 points on 7-of-12 shooting from the field including 4-of-7 from 3-point range while adding six assists.  For the season, Medlin averaged 12.4 points, 2.7 rebounds and 4.1 assists a game.

Kyle Tresnak, senior, Weber State: Tresnak started all 31 games  and was the leading inside scorer for the Wildcats even though he only attempted 7.9 shots a game.  His best game of the season came in the most important game for Weber State.  In the Big Sky Conference tournament championship, Tresnak led the Wildcats with 27 points on 11-of-15 shooting as well as five rebounds and three assists to help Weber State earn their first trip to the NCAA tournament since 2006-07.  For the season, Tresnak earned Second-Team All-Big Sky after averaging 11.5 points on 59.4 percent shooting to go along with 4.7 rebounds and 1.8 blocks a game.

Joel Bolomboy, sophomore, Weber State: Bolomboy started 28 games for the Wildcats and record 11 double-doubles for the Big Sky champs.  His best game of the season came in a February win over North Dakota when Bolomboy finished with 20 points and 10 rebounds.  For the season, Bolomboy won the Big Sky Defensive Player of the Year after leading the conference in rebounding with 11 boards a game to go along with 8.7 points a night.

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