Marian University men's basketball program has picked up five stellar high school basketball players from the state of Wisconsin.
Alex Dellis of Algoma, Charlie Witek of Kewaskum, Will Polczynski of New Berlin Eisenhower, Austin Gifford of Watertown and Coy Paulson of Fond du Lac recently decided to continue their education and play basketball for the Sabres and coach Mark Boyle.
Dellis earned Player of the Year honors in the Packerland Conference as a senior when he led the league in scoring at 20.7 points per game while helping Algoma to a 17-8 record.
The 6-foot-2 wing player scored a career-high 37 points in a victory over Manitowoc Lutheran and shot 52 percent from the field, 65 percent from the free throw line and 29 percent (47 of 160) from three-point range.
Dellis is a three-year varsity performer at Algoma who averaged 12.8 ppg as a junior and earned second-team all-Packerland honors.
Witek is a phsyical 6-foot-4 forward who can score around the basket. He averaged 17.4 ppg as a senior to rank third in the East Central Conference.
A three-year varsity performer and 1,000-point scorer, Witek poured in 33 points and grabbed 13 rebounds in a non-conference victory over St. Mary's Springs. He earned second-team all-league honors and helped Kewaskum to a 10-13 record.
As a junior, Witek averaged 18.5 ppg and also earned second-team all-conference recognition.
Polczynski is a 6-foot-6 forward who helped New Berlin Eisenhower to a 20-3 record and the title in the Western Division of the Woodland Conference by averaging 4.5 ppg.
Gifford had a strong senior season for Watertown, averaging 10.0 ppg for the Goslings and scoring a career-best 25 points in a victory over Grafton.
Paulson handled the ball against pressure and helped Fond du Lac to a 9-15 record by averaging 3.5 ppg in the rugged Fox Valley Association.
Marian University is a NCAA Division III school located in Fond du Lac. The Sabres compete in the Northern Athletics Collegiate Conference and finished 14-13 overall and 10-10 in league games last season.
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