WINNIPEG, M.B. (from Manitoba Bison) — Manitoba Bisons guard Justus Alleyn captured the Canada West conference men’s basketball scoring title with 24.1 points per game and becomes the first Bison to accomplish this feat in conference regular season.
The fifth-year guard started in all 20 CW regular season games in 2017-18 season and was the first Bison with this prestigious accomplishment since the herd joined Canada West in the 2000-01 campaign.
Alleyn, 22, has had a career year so far with Manitoba. So far this season the Montreal native was named co-captain for the second consecutive year. In Canada West minutes played Alleyn ended up third place at 35.6 plus and finished fourth at 42.3% in CW 3-point percentage. He was also tied for ninth with 1.9 CW steals per game.
In addition, the Arts student-athlete had a season-high of 35 points versus Victoria on Jan. 14 and scored 30 or more points in four CW games, scored 20 or more points in 13 of 20 games and had double-digit scoring in all 20 Canada West conference regular season games during 2017-18.
The 6’3”, 200 lbs. versatile guard improved almost seven points per game from last season, Alleyn was tenth in CW scoring with 17.1 PPG, when he was selected as a 2016-17 Canada West Second Team All-Star at the guard position.