Verizon Wireless WAC Menís Basketball Player of the Week Announced
Oliver, a junior guard from Modesto, Calif. (Washington), helped the Spartans to a 69-58 win at UC Irvine. Oliver became just the second player in SJSU history to score 30 or more points in back-to-back games as he scored 31 points in the win at UC Irvine. Oliver had one of his best shooting nights of the season, making 10-of-19 shots from the field, including a season-high 3-of-6 from beyond the arc as SJSU became the first team this season to beat the Anteaters at home. Oliver also connected on 8-of-10 attempts at the free throw line. He tallied eight rebounds, two assists, two steals and one block in the win.
Other nominees included: Boise State junior forward Daequon Montreal … Fresno State sophomore guard Mike Ladd … Louisiana Tech senior forward/center Magnum Rolle … Nevada sophomore forward Luke Babbitt … New Mexico State junior guard Jahmar Young … Utah State junior forward Tai Wesley.