Tuesday, January 9, 2001
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Posted on: Tuesday, January 9, 2001

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HPU, Chaminade basketball players honored

Advertiser Staff and News Services

Hawaii Pacific forward Nash Subotic and Chaminade guard CJ Cowgill shared the Pacific West Conference basketball Player of the Week honors announced yesterday.

Also sharing the honor was Fred Hooks of Humboldt State.

Subotic, a 6-foot-5 junior from Yugoslavia, led the Sea Warriors to conference victories over Western Oregon and Humboldt State. He had a career-high 38 points, including six 3-pointers, in a 100-99 win over Humboldt State.

Subotic, who has reached double figures in his last five games, leads HPU in scoring with 18.8 points per game.

The Sea Warriors are 7-4 overall and 2-0 in the PacWest. HPU, currently on a six-game winning streak, will play at Montana State-Billings on Friday and Saturday.

Cowgill, a 6-foot-1 senior from Grand Island, Neb., scored 64 points as Chaminade split with conference foes Western Washington and Seattle Pacific. He scored a PacWest season-high 39 in a 103-96 victory over Seattle Pacific.

The Silverswords travel to Alaska-Fairbanks for games on Friday and Saturday.


Good sport: Edmund Acoba of Kauai has been honored by the Sporting Goods Manufacturers Association for his devotion to Pop Warner football and other youth sports.

Acoba has been named one of three national winners of the 2000 Sporting Goods Manufacturers Association Heroes Awards.

The awards are presented annually to those who have made exceptional contributions to the pursuit of sports excellence within their community and beyond.

Acoba, a state public defender, has been involved in youth sports since 1987, when he first volunteered as an assistant football coach in the Kekaha Pop Warner Association.

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