Seymour played key role in lifting Whatcom to NWAC title game

March 15, 2016

Matt SeymourMatthew Seymour of Juneau played a significant role in the Whatcom Community College men’s basketball team advancing all the way to the title game of the NWAC Championship Tournament in Everett, Washington.

The starting guard was the team’s second-leading scorer this season and pumped in high games of 28, 29 and 31 points.

Seymour, of Thunder Mountain High fame, couldn’t keep the good times rolling in the championship game.

The Spokane Sasquatch beat Whatcom 91-84 in the NWAC finale. Whatcom had given up fewer than 70 points a game going into the title tilt.

Seymour finished with nine points and three assists in 22 minutes.

The night earlier in the semifinals, he poured in 18 points and knocked down four 3-pointers to get Whatcom to the championship game.

The 6-foot-3 sophomore was named to the all-tournament second team.

Whatcom finished the season 23-10, with the win total being the most in the NWAC’s North Region.

The Orcas of Bellingham, Washington, also feature Quinn Daugharty of Homer.

The freshman guard came off the bench to play in 30 games, including all three in the NWAC tournament; scoring in two of them.