Western Washington University senior guard John Allen has been voted the Daktronics NCAA Division II West Region Men's Basketball Player of the Year.
Senior forward Paul Jones joined Allen as a Daktronics first-team all-West Region member.
Allen, a senior from Brier, is averaging team-highs of 17.3 points and 4.0 assists this season, and earned Great Northwest Athletic Conference Player of the Year honors as the 27-2 Vikings claimed the GNAC regular-season title.
He is the first Viking to claim regional Player of the Year honors since Grant Dykstra in 2005.
Jones, a senior from Kent, is averaging 14.8 points and 6.8 rebounds while shooting a GNAC-leading 59.2 percent from the field.
Reach ANDREW LANG at firstname.lastname@example.org or call ext. 862.