Colorado's Bey powers way to final Pac-12 Men's Basketball weekly honor

Pac-12 Men's Basketball Player of the Week (3/11/19) - Tyler Bey, So., G/F, COLORADO

SAN FRANCISCO Colorado sophomore guard/forward Tyler Bey earns the first Pac-12 Player of the Week award of his career as voted on by media who cover the league.

• Bey recorded back-to-back double-doubles to extend his streak to five and season total to a league-high tying 14 to lead Colorado to victories over UCLA (93-68) and USC (78-67) and finish in a tie for fourth place in the Pac-12 standings at 10-8. His five consecutive double-doubles is the longest streak for a Colorado player since 1990-91.

• The sophomore from Las Vegas averaged 22.0 points on 61 percent shooting (20-33 FG), 12.0 rebounds and 1.5 blocks for the week.

• Bey, who was named to the Pac-12 All-Conference First Team earlier Monday, tied his career-high with 27 points on 13-of-20 shooting along with 13 rebounds in a rout which completed a season sweep of the Bruins, then added 17 points and 11 boards in the win over the Trojans.

• Colorado (19-11, 10-8) is the No. 5 seed for the Pac-12 Tournament and will open play at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas against No. 12 California on Wednesday at 2:30 p.m. PT (Pac-12 Network).

ALSO NOMINATED: Remy Martin, ARIZONA STATE; Connor Vanover, CALIFORNIA; Payton Pritchard, OREGON; Tres Tinkle, OREGON STATE; Sedrick Barefield, UTAH.

2018-19 PAC-12 MEN'S BASKETBALL PLAYER OF THE WEEK

 Week of Player
Nov. 12 KZ Okpala, So., Stanford
Nov. 19 Jaylen Nowell, So., Washington
Nov. 26 Luguentz Dort, Fr., Arizona State
Dec. 3 Zylan Cheatham, R-Sr., Arizona State
Dec. 10 Jaylen Nowell, So., Washington
Dec. 17 Remy Martin, So., Arizona State
Dec. 24 Rob Edwards, R-Jr., Arizona State
Dec. 31 Josh Sharma, Sr., Stanford
Jan. 7 Nick Rakocevic, Jr., USC
Jan. 14 Stephen Thompson Jr., Sr., Oregon State
Jan. 21 Nick Rakocevic, Jr., USC
Jan. 28 Jaylen Nowell, So., Washington
Feb. 4 Tres Tinkle, R-Jr., Oregon State
Feb. 11 Robert Franks, Sr., Washington State
Feb. 18 Josh Sharma, Sr., Stanford
Feb. 25 Matisse Thybulle, Sr., Washington
March 4 Jaylen Hands, So., UCLA
March 11 Tyler Bey, So., Colorado
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