Millsap Named WAC Player of the Week


Posted Jan 16, 2006 13:51:20

Millsap Named WAC Player of the Week

RUSTON ? For the third time this season, Louisiana Tech junior forward Paul Millsap has been named the Western Athletic Conference Player of the Week for the week of Jan. 10-16.

The Grambling native averaged 21.5 points, 16.5 rebounds and 4.0 blocks in a pair of home victories over Hawaii and Fresno State. On Thursday, Millsap scored 23 points and pulled down 15 rebounds in a victory over Hawaii.

Two nights later, Millsap scored 20 points, grabbed 15 rebounds, blocked six shots and had four assists in a win over Fresno State. For the week, he shot 55 percent from the field.

It is the sixth time in his career that Millsap has earned the award.