Feb. 7, 2011
SAN BRUNO, Calif. --- With the 2010-11 men's and women's basketball season in action, the West Coast Conference is pleased to announce its WCC Players of the Week selections.
Men's Basketball Player of the Week
Rashad Green, San Francisco, JR, Guard
Junior guard Rashad Green lifted San Francisco to a convincing 68-62 win over Bay Area rival Santa Clara Saturday and lifted the Dons to their best league start (6-2) since 1981. Green scored a team-high 18 points on 7-of-12 from the field with six rebounds in 33 minutes. In addition, Green played a key defensive role in limiting Kevin Foster to a 0-for-10 night from 3-point range.
Also Nominated: Mychel Thompson, PEP; Rob Jones, SMC; Chris Gabriel, USD
Women's Basketball Players of the Week
Lena Gipson, Santa Clara, SR, Forward
Santa Clara senior forward Lena Gipson posted her fourth-straight double-double and her 11th of the year, scoring a season-high 21 points and totaling 16 rebounds to help SCU beat WCC rival USF and move into the top tier of the league standings. Gipson was 6 of 12 from the field and 9 of 10 from the line Saturday. She has led the WCC in rebounding all season. As of last week, she ranked among the NCAA's top 20 in both rebounds and double-doubles.
Also Nominated: Courtney Vandersloot, GON; Jazmine Jackson, PEP