Stanford's Huestis voted Pac-12 men's basketball Player of the Week
WALNUT CREEK, Calif. - STANFORD senior forward Josh Huestis has been named Pac-12 Men’s Basketball Player of the Week for play from Feb. 17-23, the Conference office announced today.
The Great Falls, Mont., native averaged 16.5 points, 12.0 rebounds, 4.0 blocks and 2.0 assists to help the Cardinal pick up two home wins over USC and No. 23 UCLA. Against USC on Thursday, Huestis posted a career-high 18 rebounds along with three blocks that made him the school’s all-time career blocks leader. He notched his sixth double-double of the year, recording 11 points while going 4-of-12 from the field and 3-of-5 from the free-throw line. In the 83-74 upset win over UCLA on Saturday, the senior matched his career high of 22 points, shooting 8-of-12 in field goals and 5-of-6 from the charity stripe, while also totaling six rebounds and a season-high five blocks.
The selection marks the second-career weekly award for Huestis, with his first coming on Feb. 4, 2013. It is the 47th selection all-time for Stanford.
Stanford travels to the desert this week to face Arizona State and Arizona. The Cardinal takes on the Sun Devils on Wednesday, Feb. 26 at 9 p.m. MT before heading south to play the Wildcats on Sunday, March 2 at 6 p.m. MT. Both games will be televised on ESPNU.
For more information, including a full television schedule, visit www.pac-12.com.
Also Nominated: T.J. McConnell, ARIZ; Mike Moser, ORE; Nigel Williams-Goss, WASH.
2013-14 Pac-12 Players of the Week
Nov. 11 Tyrone Wallace, So., California
Nov. 18 Roberto Nelson, Sr., Oregon State
Nov. 25 Jahii Carson, So., Arizona State
Dec. 2 Nick Johnson, Jr., Arizona
Dec. 9 Askia Booker, Jr., Colorado
Dec. 16 Jordan Loveridge, So., Utah
Dec. 23 Chasson Randle, Jr., Stanford
Dec. 30 Roberto Nelson, Sr., Oregon State
Jan. 6 Askia Booker, Jr., Colorado
Jan. 13 Justin Cobbs, Sr., California
Jan. 20 Delon Wright, Jr., Utah
Jan. 27 Kyle Anderson, So., UCLA
Feb. 3 Justin Cobbs, Sr., California
Feb. 10 Jordan Bachynski, Sr., Arizona State
Feb. 17 Jermaine Marshall, Sr., Arizona State
Feb. 24 Josh Huestis, Sr., Stanford