Jaylen Nowell, who is averaging 20.8 points, 3.0 rebounds and 2.5 assists, is the first UW underclassman to receive the Pac-12 player of the week award since Terrence Ross in 2011-12.
Following a career-high tying 32-point performance on Sunday, Washington guard Jaylen Nowell won the Pac-12 player of the week award.
The 6-foot-5 guard averaged 25.0 points on 65.4 percent shooting (17-26), including 54.5 percent (6-11) behind the arc and 76.9 percent (10-13) at the foul line to lead the Huskies to a pair of wins last week. He also averaged 3.0 rebounds, 2.5 assists and 2.5 steals.
Nowell tallied 18 points, three assists and three steals during a 66-63 win over San Diego last Monday, which proved to be a warmup before Sunday’s outing against Santa Clara. Nowell scored 21 of his 32 points in the first half and finished with four rebounds and two steals to lead UW to an 82-68 victory in the first game at the Vancouver Showcase.
Nowell, who is averaging 20.8 points, 3.0 rebounds and 2.5 assists, is the first UW underclassman to receive the conference’s weekly award since Terrence Ross in 2011-12.
UW (3-1) plays Texas A&M (1-3) on Tuesday at the Vancouver Convention Center.