Men's Basketball Player of the Week

Dec. 10, 2001

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WALNUT CREEK, Calif. - WASHINGTON STATE sophomore guard Marcus Moore has been named the Pacific-10 Conference Men's Basketball Player of the Week for December 3 - 9, Commissioner Tom Hansen announced today.

Moore, from Inglewood, Calif., averaged 22.0 points, 6.0 rebounds, 6.5 assists and 3.5 steals in two victories last week. During that period, he shot 16-of-24 (.667) from the field, 5-of-9 (.556) from three-point range and 7-of-10 (.700) from the free throw line.

In a win over Idaho, Moore posted a career-high 31 points while adding 8 rebounds, five assists and five steals (all game-highs). Against Texas-Pan American, he scored 13 points and added a game-high eight assists to go along with four rebounds and two steals.

Moore currently ranks in several Conference statistical categories, including assists (first, 7.00 apg), steals (first, 3.83 spg), scoring (fifth, 16.3 ppg) and rebounds (t16th, 5.7 rpg).

It is the first weekly award for Moore, the 14th all-time honor for the Cougars.

2001-02 PAC-10 PLAYERS OF THE WEEK: Nov. 26 - Jason Gardner, ARIZ. Dec. 3 - Curtis Allen, WASH. Dec. 10 - Marcus Moore, WSU.

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