Monday, February 22, 2010

Roderick Flemings WAC POW

Per Jason Erickson, the Director of WAC Media Relations:

Hawai'i's Roderick Flemings has been named the Verizon Wireless Western Athletic Conference Men's Basketball Player of the Week for the week of Feb. 15-21. The honor marks the second career WAC Player of the Week award for Flemings.

Flemings, a senior forward from Dallas, Texas (Weatherford College), led the Rainbow Warriors in a pair of games last week. Flemings tallied 25 points and 11 rebounds against New Mexico State for his sixth double-double of the season. He followed up that performance with a career-high 39 points versus Cal Poly. The effort marked the most points ever by a UH player in the Stan Sheriff Center and the fourth-highest point total in program history. Flemings hit 15-of-30 shots for his 39 points and recorded five rebounds, two assists and a steal.

On the week, Flemings averaged 32.0 points, 8.0 rebounds, and 2.5 assists per game. He also shot 45.1 percent (23-of-51) from the field and 82.4 percent (14-of-17) from the free throw line.

Other nominees:

* Boise State junior forward Robert Arnold
* Fresno State sophomore forward/guard Paul George
* Idaho senior center Marvin Jefferson
* Louisiana Tech junior guard DeAndre Brown
* New Mexico State junior guard Jahmar Young
* San Jose State senior center Chris Oakes
* Utah State junior forward Tai Wesley

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