ASU's Felix named men's basketball Pac-12 player of the week
By the Pac-12 Conference
WALNUT CREEK, Calif. - ARIZONA STATE senior forward Carrick Felix was named the Pac-12 men's basketball player of the week for the week of Jan. 21-27, the Conference announced Monday.
Felix, a Goodyear, Ariz., native earned back-to-back double-doubles this weekend in the sweep of USC and UCLA at home. In the 98-93 overtime victory over USC, Felix scored 16 points and grabbed 10 rebounds. He shot 5-of-10 (.500) from the field and 5-of-8 (.625) from the free throw line.
In the 78-60 win over UCLA, the senior scored a team-high 23 points, added 11 rebounds and three steals on the night. He shot an impressive 8-of-12 (.667) from the field and 6-of-8 (.750) from the free throw line. His pair of double-doubles on the week brought him to seven on the year. He is averaging 15.1 points and 8.2 rebounds this season, an improvement from 10.5 and 4.0 last year.
This is Felix's third player of the week of his career, and third this season earning the honor on Dec. 3 and Jan. 7. It is the 33rd all-time selection for Arizona State.
The Sun Devils travel to the Pacific Northwest this week as they take on WASHINGTON STATE on Thursday, Jan. 31 at 8 p.m. PT on the Pac-12 Networks. On Saturday, Feb. 2 they travel to WASHINGTON for a game time of 6 p.m. PT on ESPNU.
For more information including a full television schedule, please visit www.pac-12.com.
Also Nominated: Nick Johnson, ARIZ; Allen Crabbe, CAL; André Roberson, COLO; E.J. Singler, ORE; Chasson Randle, STAN; Shabazz Muhammad, UCLA; Mike Ladd, WSU.
2012-13 Pac-12 Players of the Week
Nov. 12 Ahmad Starks, Jr., G, Oregon State
Nov. 19 Askia Booker, So., G, Colorado
Nov. 26 Justin Cobbs, Jr., G, California
Dec. 3 Carrick Felix, Sr., F, Arizona State
Dec. 10 Brock Motum, Sr., F, Washington State
Dec. 17 André Roberson, Jr., F, Colorado
Dec. 24 Eric Moreland, So., F, Oregon State
Dec. 31 Shabazz Muhammad, Fr., G/F, UCLA
Jan. 7 Carrick Felix, Sr., F, Arizona State
Jan. 14 C.J. Wilcox, Jr., G, Washington
Jan. 21 Mark Lyons, Sr., G, Arizona
Jan. 28 Carrick Felix, Sr., F Arizona State