Jan. 13, 2014
SAN BRUNO, Calif. – The West Coast Conference has named its Men’s Basketball Player of the Week for January 13, 2014.
WEST COAST CONFERENCE PLAYER OF THE WEEK – TYLER HAWS, JR., G, BYU
Tyler Haws averaged 33.0 points while leading BYU to wins over Pepperdine and Loyola Marymount. For the week, Haws shot 47.6 percent from the field, 57.1 percent from 3-point range and 95.7 percent from the free throw line.
In the 84-72 win over Pepperdine, Haws scored a season-high 35 points on 11-of-23 shooting, including 4-of-6 from behind the arc. The 35 points were the most by a WCC player this season. He was a perfect 9-of-9 from the free-throw line and at one point scored 11 straight points for BYU in the second half to help the Cougars turn a 64-60 advantage into a 75-62 lead. Haws had 13 points in the first half and 22 in the second.
In the 91-68 victory over Loyola Marymount, Haws scored 31 points, including 24 in the second half. He was 13-of-14 from the free-throw line and totaled four rebounds, three steals, two blocks and an assist. During a key stretch in the second half, Haws had two steals and a block on three-straight possessions that fueled a 7-0 run that turned a 42-40 deficit into a 47-42 lead. Later in the second half he keyed a 9-0 run that broke a 58-all tie with back-to-back jumpers and a steal that led to a 3-point play for Josh Sharp.
Haws has now scored in double figures in 31 straight games and surpassed 1,500 career points against Pepperdine.
Also nominated: Stacy Davis, Pepperdine; Bryce Pressley, Portland; Brad Waldow, Saint Mary’s
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
Jan. 13: Tyler Haws, BYU