Senior captain Wayne Mack (Paterson, NJ) of the Merrimack men's basketball team has been selected to the NABC All-East Region first team. He has also garnered Daktronics All-Region accolades this season.
Mack, a Northeast-10 All-Conference first team pick, paced the Warriors and ranked sixth in the Northeast-10 with 16.6 points per game. The senior guard also led the league in free throw percentage and minutes played while his 62 steals were good for second.
Mack is one of just two players to have started all 27 contests this season. In his career, Mack has appeared in 110 games and made 109 starts.
This season, he averaged 5.8 rebounds per game and ranked fifth in the conference with 141 defensive boards. Mack connected on 45.0% of his field-goal attempts on the year and 36.6% from beyond the arc.
On November 16, 2011, Mack became the 38th player in program history to amass 1,000 career points with a 22-point effort in Merrimack's victory over Franklin Pierce. He finished his career ranked 17th on the all-time scoring list with 1,400 points.
Mack was chosen as the Northeast-10 Conference Player of the Week December 5 after averaging 29.0 points per game in a 1-1 week for the Warriors.
Merrimack finished the season with a 15-12 overall record and a 12-10 mark in the Northeast-10 to tie for fifth in the standings with Southern Connecticut. The Warriors claimed the sixth seed in the Northeast-10 Conference Tournament and fell to third-seeded Stonehill in the quarterfinals. The Warriors have reached the Northeast-10 Conference Tournament in each of the past 10 seasons.