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DENVER – Seattle U junior center Myles Carter has been named Western Athletic Conference Men's Basketball Player of the Week for the week of Nov. 5-11. This is his first-ever WAC Player of the Week honor.
The Chicago native averaged 18.0 points on 62.9 percent shooting, 8.7 rebounds and 2.3 blocks over three games last week to open the season. Carter recorded a pair of double-doubles to lead Seattle U to a 2-1 record on the week. In the Redhawks' home opening win over Puget Sound, he finished with a 23 points on 76.9 percent shooting and 12 rebounds. He followed it up with a 25-point, 11-rebound effort in a convincing 82-59 victory over Bryant on Sunday. Carter ranks second in the WAC in scoring and third in rebounding.
Other nominees included: Milan Acquaah of California Baptist finished with 22 points, six assists and two rebounds in a win over San Diego Christian ... CSU Bakersfield's Ricky Holden averaged 14.0 points on 75.0 percent shooting and 4.0 assists as the 'Runners went 1-1 on the week ... Anthony Harris of Chicago State averaged 14.0 points, 5.0 rebounds and 1.3 steals over three games ... Grand Canyon's Trey Drechel averaged 16.0 points, 5.5 rebounds, 5.0 assists and 3.0 two steals as the Lopes went 1-1 on the week ... Brandon McKissic of Kansas City averaged 13.0 points, 3.3 rebounds, 1.7 assists and 1.3 steals on the week ... NM State's Terrell Brown averaged 12.0 points and 4.0 rebounds in a pair of wins ... Terry Winn of UT Rio Grande Valley averaged 15.5 points, 6.0 rebounds and 2.0 assists as the Vaqueros went 1-1 on the week ... Utah Valley's Jake Toolson averaged 17.0 points, 2.3 rebounds and 2.0 assists over three games last week.