Monday, November 14, 2011

Brockeith Pane named WAC POW

Utah State’s Brockeith Pane has been named the Verizon Western Athletic Conference Men’s Basketball Player of the Week for the week of Nov. 7-13. The honor marks the first career WAC Player of the Week award for Pane.

Pane, a senior guard from Dallas, Texas (Oak Ridge HS), led Utah State to a season-opening 69-62 win against in-state rival Brigham Young. Pane scored a game-high 21 points with five assists, four rebounds and three steals. He connected on 6-of-10 field goals and was a perfect 8-of-8 from the free throw line. For Pane, it is his fourth-career 20-point game and 23rd career double-figure scoring game.

Other nominees included:

* Fresno State sophomore guard Kevin Olekaibe
* Idaho senior forward Djim Bandoumel
* Louisiana Tech sophomore guard Cordarius Johnson
* Nevada sophomore forward Kevin Panzer 
* New Mexico State sophomore guard Christian Kabongo.

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