The Nex-Tech Wireless Athlete of the Month for their play over January for Central Kansas is McPherson junior Ben Pyle.
Pyle, a 6-foot-7, 185-pound junior, has been lighting it up in 2016-2017 for the 4A-I Bullpups. He is averaging 21.7 points per game and 7.8 boards per contest. Pyle, who was an all 4A-I selection as a sophomore from Sports in Kansas last season, has scored in double figures in all of 15 of his games so far in 2016-2017. His season high was 29 points back on the 3rd of January in a 68-65 victory over Buhler.
The Bullpups are currently 11-4 and ranked seventh in the state in 4A-I. The Pups, led by head coach Kurt Kinnamon, will be back in action on Friday at El Dorado. Mac also features Jake Alexander who is averaging over 13 points per game this season.
Sports in Kansas and Nex-Tech Wireless are in partnership over the 2016-2017 school year to release a Central Kansas and Western Kansas Athlete of the Month, two separate monthly honors. Schools west of Russell, Kansas (including Russell) in the Nex-Tech Wireless footprint (click to see) qualify to be nominated for the Western Kansas Athlete of the Month and schools East of Great Bend (including Great Bend) qualify to be the Central Kansas Athlete of the Month (click to see). You can nominate an athlete over the last seven days of the month by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org, please provide stats.
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