Pac-12 Men's Basketball Performance Awards, presented by Nextiva - Jan. 3, 2022
SAN FRANCISCO - The Pac-12 announced its eighth 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 (1/3/22)
Will Richardson, OREGON
Sr., G, Hinesville, Ga.
• Scored 23 of his career-high 26 points in the second half in Oregon's comeback 79-66 victory over Utah on Saturday.
• Shot 9-of-12 from the floor, including 5-of-6 behind the arc, and added five rebounds, three assists and two steals.
• Trailing by six at halftime, Richardson scored eight early points to give the Ducks the lead, then tacked on 15 more points over the final nine minutes to stretch the margin to as much as 15.
• Went perfect 8-for-8 from field with four 3-pointers as part of 23-point second half.
• First career Pac-12 weekly honor.
ALSO NOMINATED: Andre Kelly, California; Jarod Lucas, Oregon State.
Pac-12 Men's Basketball Freshman of the Week, presented by Nextiva (1/3/22)
Glenn Taylor Jr., OREGON STATE
Fr., F, Las Vegas, Nev.
• Totaled five points, two rebounds and a steal in 11 minutes off the bench in Thursday's 88-76 victory over Utah.
• Sparked a game-shifting run midway through second half, all five points and two boards came during 9-2 run that pushed Beavers' lead from three (63-60) to 10 (72-62).
• Converted 2-of-3 field goals, including 1-of-2 behind the arc.
• Marks Oregon State's first Freshman of the Week recipient since award's inception in 2019-20.
2021-22 PAC-12 MEN'S BASKETBALL PERFORMANCE AWARDS, PRESENTED BY NEXTIVA