Verizon Wireless WAC Men's Basketball Player of the Week Announced
Shaw, a senior from Glendale, Ariz. (Indiana), helped the Wolf Pack to a 1-1 record last week with a 112-99 victory against Houston. Against UNLV, Shaw tallied 15 points and tied a career high with nine rebounds. Shaw then led Nevada with a career-high 26 points on 9-of-12 shooting in the victory over Houston. He also tied his career mark with nine rebounds.
On the week, Shaw averaged 20.5 points, 9.0 rebounds and 2.5 assists per game. He shot 61.9 percent from the field (13-of-21), 50 percent from beyond the arc (3-of-6), and 92.3 percent from the free throw line (12-of-13).
Other nominees included: Boise State junior guard La’Shard Anderson … Fresno State sophomore forward Paul George … Idaho senior guard Steffan Johnson … Louisiana Tech sophomore forward Olu Ashaolu … New Mexico State senior guard Jonathan Gibson … and Utah State senior guard Jared Quayle.