UW's Wilcox Named Player of the Week
WALNUT CREEK, Calif.— WASHINGTON guard C.J. Wilcox has been named Bank of the West Pac-12 Men's Basketball Player of the Week for Nov. 7-13, Commissioner Larry Scott announced Monday.
The sophomore led Washington in scoring in both games over the weekend as the Huskies went 2-0 to start the World Vision Classic in Seattle. On Saturday, Wilcox scored 22 points in a 91-74 victory over Georgia State, burying five 3-pointers and going 8-12 from the field overall. He also notched six rebounds, three assists and two steals.
On Sunday, the Pleasant Grove, Utah, native scored 13 second-half points to add to his 19-point total against Sun Belt preseason favorite Florida Atlantic. He also set a career high with four steals and tied a career best with two blocks.
On the weekend, Wilcox averaged 20.5 ppg, 5.0 rpg, 1.5 apg, 1.0 bpg and 3.0 spg while shooting 8-of-13 (61.5 percent) from 3-point range.
This is Wilcox's first career Pac-12 Player of the Week honor and the 43rd all-time selection for Washington.
The Huskies host Portland Monday at 7 p.m. PT in the conclusion of the World Vision Classic, and then face St. Louis on the road Sunday at 9 a.m. PT.
Also Nominated: Kyle Fogg, ARIZ; Keala King, ASU; Allen Crabbe, CAL; Andre Roberson, COLO; Joe Burton, OSU; Aaron Bright, STAN.
2011-12 Pac-12 Players of the Week
Nov. 14 C.J. Wilcox, So., G, Washington