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BYU's Skyler Halford Named WCC Player of the Week

Jan. 6, 2014

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SAN BRUNO, Calif. - The West Coast Conference has named its Men's Basketball Player of the Week for January 6, 2014. 

WEST COAST CONFERENCE PLAYER OF THE WEEK - SKYLER HALFORD, JR., G, BYU
BYU junior guard Skyler Halford led BYU to a conference win over San Diego with a career-high 28 points in his first career start. Halford hit 11-of-16 from the field, 4-of-8 from three and 2-of-2 from the free throw line as BYU defeated San Diego 87-53. He also added three assists, two rebounds and a steal. 

Halford hit two threes during a 12-2 run that turned a 17-15 deficit into a 29-19 lead. He scored seven of BYU's last nine points of the first half to help the Cougars to a 41-28 lead at the intermission. In the second half Halford scored nine of BYU's first 17 points as the Cougars jumped out to a 58-30 lead. He finished the second half with 13 points. 

Also nominated: Drew Barham, Gonzaga; Brendan Lane, Pepperdine; Kruize Pinkins, San Francisco  

2013-14 WEST COAST CONFERENCE MEN'S BASKETBALL PLAYER OF THE WEEK
Nov. 11: Tony Gill, Pacific
Nov. 18: Stacy Davis, Pepperdine
Nov. 25: Kevin Pangos, Gonzaga
Dec. 2: Kevin Pangos, Gonzaga
Dec. 9: Thomas van der Mars, Portland
Dec. 16: Stephen Holt, Saint Mary's
Dec. 23: Bryce Pressley, Portland
Dec. 31: Malcolm Brooks, Pepperdine
Jan. 6: Skyler Halford, BYU