Sherman-Newsome’s double-double keys SFU’s first league win
The 6-foot-4 junior scored 17 points and ripped down 11 rebounds in a 68-63 win over Western Oregon.
It was Simon Fraser’s first win in the Great Northwest Athletic Conference this season and denied Western Oregon its 11th.
Sherman-Newsome, of Bartlett High fame, converted 5-of-11 field goals, including a pair of 3s, and sank 5-of-6 free throws.
He grabbed seven offensive rebounds, helping deliver his first double-double since Dec. 30 against Western Washington.
Sherman-Newsome is one of three players on the team to start all 24 games this season.
He leads the NCAA D2 team with 122 rebounds and ranks fourth in scoring average at 8.3 points.