StatSheet Big West Players of the Week - February 25th, 2013

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Kwame Vaughn from Cal State Fullerton has won StatSheet's Big West Player of the Week for February 25th. Jared Brandon from Cal State Fullerton has won StatSheet Big West Freshman of the Week. Finally, Pacific's Tony Gill has won StatSheet's Big West 6th Man of the Week. Vaughn put up huge numbers in shooting (50%), rebounding (6 per game), and assists (4 per game). The Cal State Fullerton senior played well for the Titans in victories versus Cal Poly and Texas A&M-Corpus Christi.

Vaughn led the Titans in scoring with 23 points and added 7 assists in a 77-60 win against Cal Poly. That was followed by a team-leading 18 points on 54% shooting in a 63-57 win against Texas A&M-Corpus Christi.

This is the first StatSheet Big West Player of the Week award for Kwame Vaughn. However, he has finished second once. The runner-up this week is Corey Hawkins, a junior from UC Davis. Honorable mention goes to Vander Joaquim, a senior from Hawaii. The highest ranking player from UC-Santa Barbara was Alan Williams who finished 15th.

StatSheet Big West Freshman of the Week: Cal State Fullerton's Jared Brandon

Jared Brandon was on the floor an average of 31 minutes as a starter for Cal State Fullerton. In the win over Cal Poly, Brandon registered 10 points on 80% shooting. Following that in the win over Texas A&M-Corpus Christi, he led rebounding with 7 and added 2 assists.

Jared Brandon has won the StatSheet Big West Freshman of the Week an astounding 3 times. Isaac Fotu from Hawaii gets runner-up. Honorable mention goes to Alex Young from UC Irvine. Taran Brown, who finished 4th, was the highest ranking freshman for UC-Santa Barbara.

StatSheet Big West 6th Man of the Week: Pacific's Tony Gill

Tony Gill, a junior and a 6-8 forward, averaged 28 minutes of action over two games for the Tigers. In a 68-59 loss to UC Irvine, Gill took the lead in scoring and rebounding for the Tigers with 17 and 7 respectively. Then in a 67-62 loss to Western Michigan, he led all scoring with 18 points on 53% shooting.

This is the second StatSheet Big West 6th Man of the Week win for Tony Gill. Davis Rozitis, a junior center from Hawaii, is runner up. Rodrigo De Souza, a senior guard from Pacific, earns honorable mention. UC-Santa Barbara has 2 StatSheet Big West Player of the Week wins this season.

Weekly Leaders

  • Scoring: Corey Hawkins, UC Davis: 27.5 PPG
  • Rebounding: Vander Joaquim, Hawaii: 12 RPG
  • Assists: Jace Tavita, Hawaii: 8 APG
  • Blocked Shots: Alan Williams, UC-Santa Barbara: 3 BPG
  • Free Throws: Stephen Maxwell, Cal State Northridge: 8 PPG
  • Three Pointers: Corey Hawkins, UC Davis: 4 TPG
  • Steals: Garrett Jefferson, Hawaii: 3 SPG

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Big West Standings

1 UC Irvine 23-12 13-3
 2UCSB 21-9 12-4
3 LBSU 15-17 10-6
4 Hawaii 20-11 9-7
5 CSUN 17-18 7-9
6 Cal Poly 14-20 6-10
6 CSUF 11-20 6-10
8 UC Riverside 10-21 5-11
9 UC Davis 9-22 4-12
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#24 Michael Bryson So G 6-4 201
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