March 2, 2009
WALNUT CREEK, Calif. - Washington senior forward Jon Brockman has been named the U.S. Bank Pac-10 Men's Basketball Player of the Week for Feb. 23 - Mar. 1, Commissioner Tom Hansen announced today.
Brockman led the Huskies to wins over Arizona State (73-70 OT) and Arizona (83-78) to secure at least a share of the Pac-10 Championship for Washington for the first time since 1985. The Snohomish, Wash., native leads the nation in career double-doubles among active Division I players. He posted two more on the weekend, pushing his career total to 57.
Against No. 14 Arizona State, Brockman poured in 21 points and grabbed 11 rebounds, while shooting 66.7 percent from the field (8-12). He followed up with 19 points and 11 boards against the Wildcats. Brockman currently leads the Pac-10 in rebounding (11.3 rpg), is 10th in field goal percent (.527) and tied for 10th in scoring (15.0 ppg).
This is Brockman's fifth weekly honor of his career and the 33rd overall for Washington.
Also nominated: Jordan Hill, ARIZ; Anthony Goods, STAN; Josh Shipp, UCLA; Taylor Rochestie, WSU
2008-09 U.S. Bank Pac-10 Players of the Week: Nov. 17 - Darren Collison, Sr., G, UCLA; Nov. 24 - James Harden, So., G, ASU; Dec. 1 - James Harden, So., G, ASU; Dec. 8 - Dwight Lewis, Jr., G, USC; Dec. 15 - Jordan Hill, Jr., F, ARIZ; Dec. 22 - Jerome Randle, Jr., G, CAL; Dec. 29 - Jamelle Horne, So., F, ARIZ; Jan. 5 - Patrick Christopher, Jr., F, CAL; Jan. 12 - Patrick Christopher, Jr., F, CAL; Jan. 19 - Lawrence Hill, Sr., F, STAN; Jan. 26 - Roeland Schaftenaar, Jr., F/C, OSU; Feb. 2 - Chase Budinger, Jr., F, ARIZ; Feb. 9 - Alfred Aboya, Sr., C/F, UCLA; Feb. 16 - Nic Wise, Jr., G, ARIZ; Feb. 23 - Taylor Rochestie, Sr., G, WSU; Mar. 2 - Jon Brockman, Sr., F, WASH