Per The University of Washington Press Release…..
SEATTLE – University of Washington sophomore Jaylen Nowell has been named the Pac-12 Player of the Week, the league announced on Monday. This is Nowell’s third Player of the Week honor of the year, making him the first Husky to earn three in one season since Isaiah Thomas did in 2010-11.
Nowell averaged 19.5 points, 3.5 rebounds, 2.0 assists and 1.5 steals in UW’s two wins at Oregon and Oregon State. He shot 61.1 percent from the field (11-of-18), 75.0 percent from 3-point range (6-of-8) and 84.6 percent from the FT line (11-of-13).
Against Oregon, Nowell recorded his seventh 20-point game of the season with 20 points at Oregon including a clutch 3 with 1:28 remaining in the game to tie it up. He then hit three-straight FTs with 1.6 seconds left to give UW the win. Additionally, Nowell had six rebounds and two assists.
He followed up that performance with 19 points on 4-of-6 shooting and an 8-of-10 mark from the FT line at Oregon State. He knocked down three from long distance in both games going 6-of-8 on the weekend.
Washington got its first road sweep of the Oregon schools since 2009-10 and sit unbeaten in Pac-12 play at 7-0. It’s the best start in league action for the Huskies since the 1952-53 season when UW went 14-0.
The Dawgs welcome USC and UCLA to Alaska Airlines Arena this week, first hosting the Trojans on Wednesday at 8 p.m. (FS1) then the Bruins on Saturday at 1 p.m. (ESPN2).
Jaylen Nowell Highlights Video