Bryan-Amaning Named Pac-10 Men's Basketball Player of the Week
WALNUT CREEK, Calif. - WASHINGTON's Matthew Bryan-Amaning was named Pac-10 Men's Basketball Player of the Week for the week of Dec. 27-Jan. 2, Commissioner Larry Scott announced today. The senior forward led the Huskies to a 2-0 start in Conference play with road wins over USC and UCLA.
The London, England, native averaged 19.5 points, 9.0 rebounds and shot 54.5% from the field as Washington swept USC and UCLA in Los Angeles for just the third time in school history. In Washington's 73-67 overtime victory over the Trojans, Bryan-Amaning tied for team-high scoring honors with 18 points and also grabbed a team-best eight rebounds. The Huskies rallied from a 12-point deficit in the first half to earn the win over USC. In the 74-63 win over UCLA, Bryan-Amaning recorded a double-double with 21 points and 10 rebounds, both team highs. It was his fourth double-double and second 20-point effort of the season.
It is Bryan-Amaning's first career Pac-10 Player of the Week honor and the 39th weekly recognition for Washington all-time.
The Huskies host OREGON on Thursday at 5:30 p.m. and OREGON STATE on Saturday at 3:30 p.m.
Also Nominated: Kevin Parrom, ARIZ; Joe Burton, OSU; Jeremy Green, STAN; Reeves Nelson, UCLA; Nikola Vucevic, USC
2010-11 Pac-10 Men's Basketball Player of the Week
Nov. 22 - Reeves Nelson, UCLA
Nov. 29 - Klay Thompson, WSU
Dec. 6 - Derrick Williams, ARIZ
Dec. 13 - Klay Thompson, WSU
Dec. 20 - Reeves Nelson, UCLA
Dec. 27 - Jio Fontan, USC
Jan. 3 - Matthew Bryan-Amaning, WASH
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