Brandon Ewing - Wyoming
2 Game Averages: 25.5 points, 3 rebounds, 3 assists, 52% FG, 61.5% 3P
Ewing has been one of the top performers in the Mountain West Conference all season long and this week was a prime example of what he can do. The 22 points on Saturday at San Diego State were nice, but the Cowboys came up short in that contest. Wednesday night though was a surprise upset of UNLV with the senior dropping 29 points on 8-16 shooting, including 5-8 from beyond the arc.
Three league teams still have a shot at the league's regular-season title. UNI (12-3), Creighton (11-4), and Illinois State (10-5) are the only schools mathematically alive for a regular-season crown and No. 1 tournament seed. Notes on the leaders ....
PLAYER OF THE WEEK
Jermaine Taylor, UCF
Senior, G, Tavares, Fla.
PLAYER OF THE WEEK
Blake Griffin, Oklahoma, F, So., 6-10, 251, Oklahoma City, Okla./Oklahoma Christian School
Gibson, a junior from Los Angeles, Calif. (Dorsey HS), led the Bulldogs to a 55-42 win against Fresno State last week. Gibson scored a season-high 26 points after shooting 8-of-9 (88.9 percent) from the field and 6-of-6 from beyond the arc. Gibson was also a perfect 4-for-4 from the free throw line. He tallied five steals and four rebounds in the game.
Aboya led UCLA to victories over crosstown rival USC, 76-60, on Feb. 4 and Notre Dame, 89-63, on Feb. 7, outscoring opponents by 42 points combined. The Yaounde, Cameroon, native averaged 16.5 points and 9.5 rebounds in 25.5 minutes of play, well over his season averages of 9.7 points and 5.7 boards. Aboya has now scored in double figures in a career-best four straight games.
Aubrey Coleman, Houston
Junior, G, Houston, Texas
As we get closer to Selection Sunday, standout performances are starting to pop up all over the country, and not just from the usual suspects. With so many teams attempting to make statements with marquee wins, there are plenty of opportunities for players to earn Player of the Week consideration.
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