DENVER – Seattle U sophomore guard Terrell Brown has been named Western Athletic Conference Men's Basketball Player of the Week for the week of Feb. 18-24. This is his first-ever WAC Player of the Week honor.
The Seattle native averaged 20.5 points 6.0 rebounds, 3.5 assists and 2.0 steals per game to lead Seattle U to a 2-0 record last week. Brown, who has scored 20 or more points in five of the Redhawks' last six games, poured in a game-high 21 points to go along with eight rebounds, three assists and two steals in a 69-64 win over Kansas City last Thursday. Two days later, he shot 9-of-13 (69.2 percent) from the field on his way to 20 points to go with four rebounds, four assists and two steals, in a 77-57 win over Chicago State. Brown's performance helped give Seattle U its first back-to-back wins in WAC play this season.
Other nominees included: California Baptist's Jordan Heading averaged 21.5 points, 2.5 rebounds, 2.5 assists and 1.0 steal as the Lancers went 1-1 on the week ... Jarkel Joiner of CSU Bakersfield finished with 22 points, two assists and one steal in a loss to CBU ... Grand Canyon's Oscar Frayer finished with 18.0 points on 66.7 percent shooting to go with seven rebounds and two blocks in a win over CBU ... Xavier Bishop of Kansas City averaged 16.5 points, 3.5 assists, 2.5 rebounds and 1.0 steal as the Roos went 0-2 on the week ... NM State's Ivan Aurrecoechea averaged 14.5 points and 6.0 rebounds as the Aggies went 2-0 on the week and locked up the No. 1 seed in the WAC Tournament ... Tyson Smith of UT Rio Grande Valley averaged 15.5 points, 4.5 assists, 3.0 steals and 2.0 rebounds ... Utah Valley's Jake Toolson averaged 19.5 points on 66.7 percent shooting, 3.5 rebounds, 2.0 assists and 1.5 steals per game as the Wolverines went 2-0 on the week.