Washington State's Daven Harmeling Named U.S. Bank Pac-10 Men's Basketball Player of the Week
Dec. 11, 2006
WALNUT CREEK, Calif. - WASHINGTON STATE forward Daven Harmeling has been named the U.S. Bank Pacific-10 Conference Men's Basketball Player of the Week for December 4-10, Commissioner Tom Hansen announced today.
Harmeling, a redshirt sophomore from Grand Junction, Colo., averaged 15.5 points and 5.0 rebounds in leading the Cougars to a pair of victories last week. He opened the week with a career-high 20 points, hitting 6-of-12 from the field, including 4-of-9 from three-point range, in the 77-67 upset victory over previously-ranked No. 18 Gonzaga. He also added three rebounds, two assists and a blocked shot to help the Cougars snap a seven-game losing streak to Gonzaga. Harmeling followed that performance by scoring 11 points on 5-of-8 shooting, and collecting seven rebounds and three steals in a 66-54 win at Idaho. For the week, he shot 11-of-20 (.550) from the field, 5-of-13 (.384) from three-point range, and 4-of-4 from the free throw line.
This is the first weekly honor for Harmeling and Washington State's 17th Player of the Week all-time.
2006-07 U.S. Bank Pac-10 Players of the Week: Nov. 20 - Chase Budinger, Fr., F, ARIZ. Nov. 27 - Darren Collison, So., G, UCLA. Dec. 4 - Josh Shipp, So., G/F, UCLA. Dec. 11 - Daven Harmeling, So., F, WSU.
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