Utah's Allen, Washington's Stewart collect Pac-12 Men's Basketball weekly honors
Utah sophomore Timmy Allen collects his first career Pac-12 Men's Basketball Player of the Week honor, while WASHINGTON's Isaiah Stewart earns Pac-12 Freshman of the Week as voted on by media who cover the league.
Pac-12 Men's Basketball Player of the Week (12/9/19)
Timmy Allen, Utah
So., F, Mesa, Ariz.
• Helped keep Utah unbeaten at home this season (5-0) with 25.5 points on 58 percent shooting (21-36), 6.5 rebounds, 5.0 assists and 1.5 steals in a pair of Utes victories.
• Established a new career-high with 27 points and added five rebounds and five assists in come-from-behind 102-95 overtime win against rival BYU.
• Scored 10 points in the final 6:10 of regulation to help the Utes overcome a 16-point second half deficit to the Cougars.
• Closed week with 24 points, eight rebounds and five assists in just 26 minutes of action in 98-67 rout of Central Arkansas.
• First Utah recipient since Jan. 2018 (Justin Bibbins) and first Utes underclassman winner since Feb. 2016 (Jakob Poeltl).
ALSO NOMINATED: Romello White, ARIZONA STATE; McKinley Wright IV, COLORADO; Payton Pritchard, OREGON; Cody Riley, UCLA; Nick Rakocevic, USC; Isaiah Stewart, WASHINGTON; Tony Miller, WASHINGTON STATE.
Isaiah Stewart, Washington
Fr., F, Rochester, N.Y.
• Averaged a double-double of 16.3 points and 10.3 rebounds and recorded a pair of double-doubles in Washington's three games last week. Shot 56 percent from the field (14-25) and 81 percent at the foul line (21-26).
• Opened week with 16-point, 15-rebound double-double in victory over South Dakota, followed by 12 points and six boards in just 21 minutes in win against Eastern Washington.
• The Wooden Award and Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Center of the Year watch list candidate added his third double-double of season with 21 points and 10 rebounds against then No. 9 Gonzaga.
• Ranks in the national top 10 among freshmen in scoring (17.0 ppg, 8th), rebounding (7.9 rpg, 10th), blocks (1.8 bpg, 10th) and field goal percentage (57.7%, 8th).
ALSO NOMINATED: C.J. Walker, OREGON; Jaime Jaquez Jr., UCLA; Onyeka Okongwu, USC; Mikael Jantunen, UTAH; Noah Williams, WASHINGTON STATE.
|Player of the Week||Freshman of the Week|
|Nov. 11||Tres Tinkle, OSU||Zeke Nnaji, ARIZ|
|Nov. 18||Nick Rakocevic, USC||Zeke Nnaji, ARIZ|
|Nov. 25||Onyeka Okongwu, USC||Onyeka Okongwu, USC|
|Dec. 2||Remy Martin, ASU||Nico Mannion, ARIZ|
|Dec. 9||Timmy Allen, UTAH||Isaiah Stewart, WASH|