Isaiah Stewart Earns Pac-12 Freshman of the Week Honor

 
University of Washington freshman Isaiah Stewart picked up his first Pac-12 honor as he was named the league’s Freshman of the Week, the conference announced Monday. Stewart is the first Husky to earn Pac-12 recognition this season and is the first UW freshman since Tony Wroten in 2012 to be honored by the league.
 
Stewart averaged a double-double in three games on the week for the Dawgs, going for 16.3 points and 10.3 rebounds in just 29.7 minutes per outing. He shot 56 percent from the field (14-of-25) and knocked down 21-of-26 from the FT line (80.8 percent) while adding four blocks.
 
The Rochester, N.Y. native opened the week with his second career double-double as he scored 16 points and added a career-high 15 rebounds against South Dakota. He followed that with 12 and six against Eastern Washington in just 21 minutes played. Closing the week against No. 9 Gonzaga, Stewart posted his second career 20-point outing with 21 points and added 10 rebounds for his third double-double and second in three games.
 
Washington is 7-2 on the year and gets back in action on Dec. 17 against Seattle U in Alaska Airlines Arena (8 p.m./Pac-12 Networks).
 
 

Isaiah Stewart, Washington
Fr., F, Rochester, N.Y.
 
 Averaged a double-double of 16.3 points and 10.3 rebounds and recorded a pair of double-doubles in Washington’s three games last week. Shot 56 percent from the field (14-25) and 81 percent at the foul line (21-26).
• Opened week with 16-point, 15-rebound double-double in victory over South Dakota, followed by 12 points and six boards in just 21 minutes in win against Eastern Washington.
• The Wooden Award and Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Center of the Year watch list candidate added his third double-double of season with 21 points and 10 rebounds against then No. 9 Gonzaga.
• Ranks in the national top 10 among freshmen in scoring (17.0 ppg, 8
 
PAC-12 FRESHMAN OF THE WEEK VIDEO
 

 

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