DENVER - Nevada's Joey Shaw has been named the Verizon Wireless Western Athletic Conference Men's Basketball Player of the Week for the week of Nov. 16-22. The honor marks the first career WAC Player of the Week award for Shaw.
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).