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USC's Drew Peterson Named Pac-12 Men's Basketball Player Of The Week

Feb 28, 2022

USC guard Drew Peterson was named the Pac-12 Men's Basketball Player of the Week for the week of Feb. 21-27, it was announced by the Conference today (Feb. 28).  Peterson also won the Conference's Player of the Week award earlier this season for the week of Feb. 7-13.

Peterson helped lead the No. 16 Trojans to a pair of road wins in Oregon by averaging 21.5 points, 9.0 rebounds and 2.5 assists.  He made 46.9 percent of his field goals, including 50 percent from three-point range.  The 6-9 guard from Libertyville, Ill. also made 88.9 percent of his free throws for the week.  

In the 94-91 double-overtime win at Oregon State on Feb. 24, Peterson scored 23 points and had 10 rebounds for his second double-double of the season.  He was 8-for-8 from the free throw line, including hitting a pair from the foul line with 26 seconds remaining in the second overtime ot help cement away the win.

Peterson then hit a game-winning three-pointer to give USC a 70-69 victory at Oregon on Feb. 26.  He finished with a game-high 20 points and eight rebounds in the win at Oregon.