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Pac-12 Men's Basketball Weekly Awards, presented by Nextiva - March 8, 2021

Mar 8, 2021

SAN FRANCISCO - The Pac-12 announced its 15th and final 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 (3/8/21)
Chris Duarte, OREGON
Sr., G, Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic

• The Jerry West Shooting Guard of the Year finalist averaged 18.3 points on 57 percent shooting (17-30), including 58 percent behind the arc (7-12), along with 4.7 rebounds and 3.0 assists to help Oregon go 3-0 and clinch its second consecutive Pac-12 regular-season title.
• Also went 14-of-16 at the foul line (88 percent).
• Opened week with 22 points (7-10 FG, 4-5 3FG) and seven rebounds in Monday win over Arizona, then added 23 points (7-12 FG, 8-10 FT) in Wednesday win over UCLA.
• Capped week with 10 points and six assists in Sunday's wire-to-wire win at Oregon State.
• Second Player of the Week honor of the season and fourth of his career, equaling the most ever in Oregon program history (Dillon Brooks, Blair Rasmussen).

ALSO NOMINATED: James Akinjo, Arizona; McKinley Wright IV, Colorado; Warith Alatishe, Oregon State; Tahj Eaddy, USC; Timmy Allen, Utah.

Pac-12 Men's Basketball Freshman of the Week, presented by Nextiva (3/8/21)
Evan Mobley, USC
Fr., F, Murrieta, Calif.

• Averaged 11.5 points on 53 percent shooting (10-19) along with 9.5 rebounds, 2.5 blocks and 2.5 assists as USC posted two wins to conclude the regular season with a Conference-best 21 overall victories.
• Extended his Conference-record Freshman of the Week total to seven.
• Capped regular season with his league-leading 10th double-double with 13 points and 11 rebounds along with three blocks in Saturday win over UCLA.
• Went for 10 points, eight boards, three assists and two blocks in just 26 minutes in Wednesday rout of Stanford.
• The Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Center of the Year finalist was last week named a Naismith Trophy semifinalist and to the final ballot for the Wooden Award.

ALSO NOMINATED: Azuolas Tubelis, Arizona; Jabari Walker, Colorado; Pelle Larsson, Utah.


  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 McKinley Wright IV, COLO Azuolas Tubelis, ARIZ
March 8 Chris Duarte, ORE Evan Mobley, USC