Oregon State's Tinkle tabbed Pac-12 Men's Basketball Player of the Week
Pac-12 Men's Basketball Player of the Week (2/4/19) - Tres Tinkle, R-Jr., F, OREGON STATE
SAN FRANCISCO - Oregon State redshirt junior forward and Julius Erving Award candidate Tres Tinkle earns his third career Pac-12 Player of the Week award and first of the season as voted on by media who cover the league.
• Tinkle, on the watch list for the Julius Erving Small Forward of the Year award, also earned Player of the Week honors in 2016-17 (Nov. 14) and 2017-18 (Feb. 12) to join Gary Payton as the only other Beavers to win the Conference's weekly award in three separate seasons.
• The forward from Missoula, Mont., averaged 25.0 points, 7.0 rebounds and 3.5 assists to help Oregon State to victories at Colorado (76-74) and Utah (81-72) for its first Conference road sweep in 10 years. Tinkle tallied 19 points, eight rebounds and three assists as the Beavers earned their first win in Boulder since 2013 on Thursday, then netted 31 points, six rebounds, four assists and two blocks in OSU's first win in Salt Lake City since 2012.
• Tinkle (20.8 ppg/8.1 rpg/4.1 apg) is currently the only NCAA Division I player averaging at least 20.0 points, 8.0 rebounds and 4.0 assists per College Basketball Reference.
• Oregon State (14-7, 6-3) is tied for second midway through league play and will host the Bay Area schools this week both on Pac-12 Network - Stanford on Thursday (7 p.m. PT) and California on Saturday (2:30 p.m. PT).
ALSO NOMINATED: Zylan Cheatham, ARIZONA STATE; Tyler Bey, COLORADO; KZ Okpala, STANFORD; Kris Wilkes, UCLA; Nick Rakocevic, USC; Matisse Thybulle, WASHINGTON; Robert Franks, WASHINGTON STATE.
2018-19 PAC-12 MEN'S BASKETBALL PLAYER OF THE WEEK