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Pac-12 Men's Basketball Performance Awards, presented by Nextiva - Dec. 6, 2021

Dec 6, 2021

SAN FRANCISCO - The Pac-12 announced its fourth weekly honors of the 2021-22 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 (12/6/21)
Bennedict Mathurin, ARIZONA
So., G, Montreal, Canada

• Scored season-high 29 points as Arizona rolled to a 90-65 victory at Oregon State in its Pac-12 opener on Sunday.
• Converted 11-of-18 field goal attempts, including 4-of-9 behind the arc, and added six rebounds in 30 minutes of action. 
• Second career Pac-12 weekly honor after being named Freshman of the Week on Jan. 4, 2021.
• Arizona's second Player of the Week honor of season along with Christian Koloko (11/22/21).

ALSO NOMINATED: Jordan Shepherd, California; Tyger Campbell, UCLA; Isaiah Mobley, USC; Both Gach, Utah; Noah Williams, Washington State.

Pac-12 Men's Basketball Freshman of the Week, presented by Nextiva (12/6/21)
Lazar Stefanovic, UTAH
Fr., G, Belgrade, Serbia

• Provided 11 points and season-highs of six rebounds, three assists and 28 minutes off the bench in Sunday's 66-58 league win over California.
• Made all three of his 3-pointers in the second half to help Utes turn six-point halftime deficit into eight-point victory.
• Has now scored in double-figures in three of last four games.
• Utah's first Freshman of the Week selection since Branden Carlson on Feb. 10, 2020.


  Player of the Week Freshman of the Week
Nov. 15 Johnny Juzang, Jr., UCLA Harrison Ingram, STAN
Nov. 22 Christian Koloko, Jr., ARIZ Mouhamed Gueye, WSU
Nov. 29 Terrell Brown Jr., Sr., WASH K.J. Simpson, COLO
Dec. 6 Bennedict Mathurin, So., ARIZ Lazar Stefanovic, UTAH