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Pac-12 Men's Basketball Weekly Awards, presented by Nextiva - Feb. 22, 2021

Feb 22, 2021

SAN FRANCISCO - The Pac-12 announced its 13th 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 (2/22/21)
So., G, Seattle, Wash.

• The National Player of the Week averaged 28.0 points, 7.0 rebounds and 5.3 assists in a three-game week, including 36.0 points in Washington State's first weekend sweep of the Bay Area schools since 2011-12.
• Erupted for career-high 40 points in triple overtime victory over Stanford on Saturday. It marked the first 40-point performance in a Conference contest since Andrew Andrews scored 47 for Washington in March 2016.
• Program-record 54 minutes played, career-high eight 3-pointers against the Cardinal.
• Scored then career-high 32 points and added nine rebounds and seven assists in just 30 minutes in rout of California on Thursday.
• Williams' 72 total points over the weekend were the most in program history surpassing Bennie Seltzer's 68 in 1993, the last time a Cougar posted back-to-back 30-point outings.

ALSO NOMINATED: James Akinjo, Arizona; McKinley Wright IV, Colorado; Chris Duarte, Oregon; Ethan Thompson, Oregon State; Oscar da Silva, Stanford; Jaime Jaquez Jr., UCLA; Evan Mobley, USC; Timmy Allen, Utah.

Pac-12 Men's Basketball Freshman of the Week, presented by Nextiva (2/22/21)
Azuolas Tubelis, ARIZONA
Fr., F, Vilnius, Lithuania

• Averaged a double-double of 17.0 points and 11.5 rebounds in Arizona's split through Los Angeles.
• Week was highlighted by 16-point, 15-rebound, 3-assist effort in the Wildcats' win over league-leading and nationally ranked USC on Saturday.
• Opened week with 18 points, eight rebounds and two blocks in Thursday loss at UCLA.
• Second Arizona rookie to earn Freshman of the Week honors this season (B. Mathurin, 1/4/21).

ALSO NOMINATED: Michael O'Connell, Stanford; Mac Etienne, UCLA; Evan Mobley, USC; Pelle Larsson, Utah; Andrej Jakimovski, 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
Feb. 8 Evan Mobley, USC Evan Mobley, USC
Feb. 15 Johnny Juzang, UCLA Evan Mobley, USC
Feb. 22 Noah Williams, WSU Azuolas Tubelis, ARIZ
March 1    
March 8