Pacific Men's Basketball - Sam Willard Earns Big West Co-Player Of The Week Honors
Pacific senior Sam Willard (Pierre, S.D.) was selected as Big West Conference Co-Player of the Week on Monday, Nov. 22. It is the third time that Willard has won the award. He also earned the honor in the final week of the 2009-10 season and last week.
Sam averaged a double-double last week (17.0 points and 13.7 rebounds per game) and hit all 16 free throw attempts. He has six consecutive double-doubles dating back to last year. The top scorer and rebounder in all three games last week, Sam has led the Tigers in scoring and rebounding in all four games this year.
The Tigers are in action tonight in the Dick's Sporting Goods Preseason NIT Tipoff, taking on Arkansas State at 2:30 p.m. (PT) at Missouri State. The game can be watched via live video stream at http://www.missouristatebears.com/liveEvents/liveEvents.dbml?%26%26DB_OEM_ID=13800