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.