Utah's Allen, Washington's Stewart again earn Pac-12 Men's Basketball weekly awards

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For the second time in three weeks, UTAH's Timmy Allen was selected Pac-12 Men's Basketball Player of the Week and WASHINGTON's Isaiah Stewart was tabbed Freshman of the Week as voted on by media who cover the league.

Pac-12 Men's Basketball Player of the Week (12/23/19)
Timmy Allen, Utah
So., F, Mesa, Ariz.

• Averaged 23.0 points, 7.5 rebounds and 3.0 assists as Utah split a pair of contests against nationally ranked opponents, highlighted by an upset of then No. 6 Kentucky.
• Led all players with 25 points (8-15 FG, 9-12 FT) including the deciding jumper with 1:21 remaining to lead the Utes to the 69-66 upset of the Wildcats.
• The upset of the Wildcats marked Utah's best non-conference victory since knocking off No. 1 Alabama in Dec. 2002.
• Also paced all players with 21 points (6-14 FG, 3-5 3FG, 6-8 FT) in an 80-52 loss to then No. 20 San Diego State.
• Currently leads the Pac-12 in scoring at 21.0 points per game and is 1-of-3 players nationally averaging 21 points, seven rebounds and 53 percent shooting per College Basketball Reference (Luka Garza, Iowa; Terry Taylor, Austin Peay).
• Also voted Pac-12 Player of the Week on Dec. 9.

ALSO NOMINATED: McKinley Wright IV, COLORADO; Payton Pritchard, OREGON; Oscar da Silva, STANFORD; Quade Green, WASHINGTON; CJ Elleby, WASHINGTON STATE.

Pac-12 Men's Basketball Freshman of the Week (12/23/19)
Isaiah Stewart, Washington
Fr., F, Rochester, N.Y.

• The Wooden Award, Naismith Trophy and Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Center of the Year candidate averaged a double-double of 23.0 points and 11.5 rebounds while shooting 73 percent from the field (19-26) and foul line (8-11) in a pair of Washington victories.
• Converted 11-of-14 field goals en route to a career-high 27 points along with 13 rebounds in an 81-59 victory over Seattle U.
• Recorded his third consecutive double-double and fifth of the season with 19 points and 10 rebounds in an 85-64 win over Ball State to open the Diamond Head Classic on Sunday.
• 1-of-2 Pac-12 freshmen to rank in the top 10 in the league in scoring, rebounding, blocks and field goal percentage (Onyeka Okongwu, USC).
• Also voted Pac-12 Freshman of the Week on Dec. 9.

ALSO NOMINATED: Tyrell Terry, STANFORD; Jaime Jaquez Jr., UCLA; Noah Williams, WASHINGTON STATE.

2019-20 PAC-12 MEN'S BASKETBALL PLAYERS OF THE WEEK
  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
Dec. 16 Payton Pritchard, ORE Onyeka Okongwu, USC
Dec. 23 Timmy Allen, UTAH Isaiah Stewart, WASH

 

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