Oregon State’s Roberto Nelson won the Pac-12 Player of the Week award Monday for the second time this season.
The junior guard averaged 20.0 points, 4.7 rebounds and 3.3 assists per game and shot 26 of 28 from the charity stripe for a .929 free-throw percentage in three games for the Beavers last week.
Nelson averaged 20.5 points while OSU split a pair of games in the Diamond Head Classic in Honolulu. He had 17 points, four rebounds and two assists in a 58-54 win over George Mason. He finished with 24-5-2 in a 79-73 loss to Hawaii.
Nelson concluded the non-conference season with 19 points and six assists to lead Oregon State to a 76-68 win over Quinnipiac.
He begins Pac-12 play this week leading the conference with a 21.4 scoring average.
Washington nominated C.J. Wilcox, who averaged 19.0 points and 5.5 rebounds during a pair of wins over Hartford and Mississippi Valley State.
Other players nominated include: Arizona’s Nick Johnson, Arizona State’s Shaquielle McKissic, California’s Richard Solomon, Colorado’s Josh Scott, Oregon’s Joseph Young, Stanford’s Chasson Randle, UCLA’s Tony Parker and Washington State’s D.J. Shelton.
2013-14 Pac-12 Players of the Week
Nov. 11 … Tyrone Wallace, So., California
Nov. 18 … Roberto Nelson, Sr., Oregon State
Nov. 25 … Jahii Carson, So., Arizona State
Dec. 2 …. Nick Johnson, Jr., Arizona
Dec. 9 …. Askia Booker, Jr., Colorado
Dec. 16 … Jordan Loveridge, So., Utah
Dec. 23 … Chasson Randle, Jr., Stanford