Pac-12 Men's Basketball Weekly Awards, presented by Nextiva - Dec. 14, 2020
SAN FRANCISCO - The Pac-12 announced its third weekly honors of the 2020-21 men's basketball season as presented by Nextiva and voted on by media who cover the league.
Pac-12 Men's Basketball Player of the Week, presented by Nextiva (12/14/20)
Jemarl Baker Jr., ARIZONA
R-Jr., G, Menifee, Calif.
• Opened week with career-high 33 points and seven 3-pointers in just 29 minutes in 96-53 victory over Northern Arizona.
• Averaged 19.7 points on 65 percent shooting from the field (22-34) and 50 percent behind the arc (10-20) in trio of Arizona victories.
• 33 points were the most by a Pac-12 player so far this season, the most by any player under head coach Sean Miller, and the most by an Arizona player since Jerryd Bayless' 39 in 2008.
• Arizona's league-leading 101st all-time Player of the Week honor, first since Dusan Ristic on Jan. 29, 2018.
ALSO NOMINATED: Grant Anticevich, California; Jeriah Horne, Colorado; N'Faly Dante, Oregon; Jaime Jaquez Jr., UCLA; Evan Mobley, USC; Quade Green, Washington; Noah Williams, Washington State.
Pac-12 Men's Basketball Freshman of the Week, presented by Nextiva (12/14/20)
Evan Mobley, USC
Fr., F, Murrieta, Calif.
• Third to earn repeat Pac-12 Freshman of the Week accolades, joining Arizona's Zeke Nnaji and Washington's Isaiah Stewart from 2019-20.
• In USC's lone contest of the week, Mobley went for his second double-double of the season with 22 points and 11 rebounds along with five blocks and three assists to help the Trojans improve to 4-1 with a 91-56 rout of Big West favorite UC Irvine.
• The 7-foot forward converted 8-of-13 shots, including 2-of-4 behind the arc against the Anteaters.
• Mobley is currently the only Pac-12 player ranked in the top 10 in the league in scoring (17.6 ppg, 6th), rebounding (9.0 rpg, 3rd), field goal percentage (.611, 4th) and blocks (3.0 bpg, 1st).
ALSO NOMINATED: Bennedict Mathurin, Arizona; Andrej Jakimovski, Washington State.
2020-21 PAC-12 MEN'S BASKETBALL PLAYERS OF THE WEEK
|Player of the Week||Freshman of the Week|
|Nov. 30||McKinley Wright IV, COLO||Josh Christopher, ASU|
|Dec. 7||Eugene Omoruyi, ORE||Evan Mobley, USC|
|Dec. 14||Jemarl Baker Jr., ARIZ||Evan Mobley, USC|