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Pac-12 Men's Basketball Weekly Awards, presented by Nextiva - Feb. 1, 2021

Feb 1, 2021

SAN FRANCISCO - The Pac-12 announced its 10th 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 (2/1/21)
Alfonso Plummer, UTAH
Sr., G, Fajardo, Puerto Rico

• Scored all 23 of his points in 15 second-half minutes to help Utah overcome a 19-point deficit with 8:46 remaining and win at Colorado for the first time since 2017. Finished 8-of-13 from the field and 4-of-6 from three-point range.
• Had 21 points over the final 7:49 to power the Utes to a game-ending 31-9 run. Went 7-of-9 from the field, including 4-of-5 behind the arc, and 3-of-3 at the foul line after the penultimate media timeout.
• Four-point play with 3:24 left gave Utah its first lead (70-69) since 6-3, then made three more critical crunch-time baskets including the game-deciding jumper with 13 seconds left.
• First career weekly award for Plummer.

ALSO NOMINATED: James Akinjo, Arizona; Remy Martin, Arizona State; Matt Bradley, California; Ethan Thompson, Oregon State; Jaiden Delaire, Stanford; Cody Riley, UCLA; Noah Williams, Washington State.

Pac-12 Men's Basketball Freshman of the Week, presented by Nextiva (2/1/21)
Michael O'Connell, STANFORD
Fr., G, Mineola, N.Y.

• Averaged 13.0 points (7-12 FG, 11-12 FT), 3.5 rebounds, 3.5 assists and 2.5 steals as Stanford split the Arizona road trip.
• Scored a career-high 14 points and dished out four assists against no turnovers in win at Arizona, the Cardinal's first win at McKale Center - and first season sweep of the Wildcats - since 2008.
• Added 12 points, four rebounds and three steals in a narrow loss at Arizona State. 
• Averaging 7.9 points and 3.8 assists with a 6.0 assist-to-turnover ratio (30:5) in 32.6 minutes over Stanford's last eight games.

ALSO NOMINATED: Azuolas Tubelis, Arizona; Josh Christopher, Arizona State; Evan Mobley, USC; Dishon Jackson, Washington State.


  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
Dec. 21 Oscar da Silva, STAN Ziaire Williams, STAN
Dec. 28 McKinley Wright IV, COLO Efe Abogidi, WSU
Jan. 4 Chris Duarte, ORE Bennedict Mathurin, ARIZ
Jan. 11 Oscar da Silva, STAN Evan Mobley, USC
Jan. 18 McKinley Wright IV, COLO Jabari Walker, COLO
Jan. 25 Jamal Bey, WASH Evan Mobley, USC
Feb. 1 Alfonso Plummer, UTAH Michael O'Connell, STAN
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