USC's McLaughlin closes campaign with Pac-12 Player of the Week honor

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Pac-12 Men's Basketball Player of the Week (3/6/17) - Jordan McLaughlin, Jr., G, USC

Jordan McLaughlin earned his second Pac-12 Player of the Week award of the season, the final weekly honor of the 2016-17 campaign, in voting conducted by media who cover the league.

 McLaughlin led USC to a pair of home wins by averaging 19.0 points, 9.5 assists, 6.5 rebounds and 3.0 steals while converting 61 percent (14-23) of his shots, including 55 percent (6-11) from three-point range. 

The 6-1 guard from Etiwanda, Calif., narrowly missed the second triple-double in USC program history with 16 points, 10 assists and a career-high nine rebounds in an 87-64 victory over Washington State on Wednesday. 

 He followed up with a team-high 22 points on 8-of-11 shooting, nine assists and four steals as the Trojans closed the regular season with a 74-58 triumph over Washington to reach 10 league wins for the first time since 2011.

 McLaughlin is the first USC player to earn multiple weekly honors in the same season since Harold Miner won three as a junior during the 1991-92 campaign.

ALSO NOMINATED: Rawle Alkins, ARIZONA; Derrick White, COLORADO; Jordan Bell, OREGON; Drew Eubanks, OREGON STATE; Lonzo Ball, UCLA; Lorenzo Bonam, UTAH; Noah Dickerson, WASHINGTON; Josh Hawkinson, WASHINGTON STATE.

2016-17 PAC-12 MEN'S BASKETBALL PLAYERS OF THE WEEK

 Week of Player
Nov. 14 Tres Tinkle, Oregon State
Nov. 21 Charlie Moore, California
Nov. 28 Lonzo Ball, UCLA
Dec. 5 TJ Leaf, UCLA
Dec. 12 Derrick White, Colorado
Dec. 19 TJ Leaf, UCLA
Dec. 26 Jordan McLaughlin, USC
Jan. 2 Dillon Brooks, Oregon
Jan. 9 Ivan Rabb, California
Jan. 16 Bryce Alford, UCLA
Jan. 23 Lauri Markkanen, Arizona
Jan. 30 Shaqquan Aaron, USC
Feb. 6 Dillon Brooks, Oregon
Feb. 13 Lonzo Ball, UCLA
Feb. 20 Lauri Markkanen, Arizona
Feb. 27 Dillon Brooks, Oregon
March 6 Jordan McLaughlin, USC
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