WSU's Motum Named Player of the Week
WALNUT CREEK, Calif.— WASHINGTON STATE forward Brock Motum has been named Bank of the West Pac-12 Men's Basketball Player of the Week for Dec. 5-11, Commissioner Larry Scott announced Monday.
On Wednesday, the junior scored 12 points in a 66-64 win at Idaho. On Sunday versus Santa Clara, Motum posted a career-high 27 points on 9-for-13 (.692) shooting, tying a season high for field goals made, and was just three rebounds shy of a double-double with seven rebounds. The Brisbane, Australia, native also made a career-high eight free throws (8-for-11) and tied his career best for assists with four. Motum is the only Cougar to score in double digits in all 10 games this season.
Over the last two games, Motum averaged 19.5 ppg, going 13-of-21 (.619) from the field, grabbed 5.0 rebounds, dished 3.0 assists and tallied one steal.
This is Motum's first career Pac-12 Player of the Week honor and the 24th all-time selection for Washington State.
Washington State hosts Western Oregon on Sunday at 4:35 p.m. PT.
Also Nominated: Kyle Fogg, ARIZ; Allen Crabbe, CAL; Devoe Joseph, ORE; Lazeric Jones, UCLA.
2011-12 Pac-12 Players of the Week
Nov. 14 C.J. Wilcox, So., G, Washington
Nov. 21 Jared Cunningham, Jr., G, Oregon State
Nov. 28 Maurice Jones, So., G, USC
Dec. 5 Solomon Hill, Jr., F, Arizona
Dec. 12 Brock Motum, Jr. F, Washington State