Fairmont State junior guard Steve Custis was named to the 10-member All-Tournament Team at the annual West Virginia Conference Men’s Basketball Tournament which wrapped up this weekend at the Charleston Civic Center.

Custis also received the Galperin Award which goes to the tournament’s leading scorer.

The 6-2 Custis, who is from Frederick, Md., helped lead the Falcons to the tournament quarterfinals where they were eliminated by West Virginia Wesleyan, 93-76. FSU finished the season 17-10.

Custis averaged 27.5 points per outing in FSU's two tournament games. He scored 29 points in Fairmont’s opening round win over Ohio Valley University and then followed that up with a 26-point performance in the Falcons’ loss to West Virginia Wesleyan.

In the tournament, Custis went 19-of-30 from the field (63.3 percent), including a 5-of-11 showing from 3-point range. He also connected on 12-of-13 free throws (92.3 percent), grabbed a total of nine rebounds and recorded three steals. He finished the season with a 16.7 scoring average.

Regular-season and league tournament champion West Liberty University had four players named to the All-Tournament Team. The group includes senior forward John Wolosinczuk, who was also named the WVC Tournament’s Most Valuable Player, as well as senior guards Corey Pelle and Barry Shetzer and sophomore guard Tim Hausfeld. Pelle also received the Commissioner’s Heart and Hustle Award.

Regular-season and league-tournament runner-up West Virginia State University had three players named to the All-Tournament squad. That group includes senior guard Josh “Cookie” Miller, senior forward Fred Harris and junior guard Bo King.

Rounding out the All-Tournament Team selections are West Virginia Wesleyan senior guard Marquis Weddle and University of Charleston senior forward John White. White was also presented with the George Springer Individual Sportsmanship Award.

 

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