|THE MID-WEEK'S BEST
Week of February 21 - 24, 2005
Jonathan, SCS.com Editor
Tre Simmons, Washington
Simmons was huge in the Huskies' Thursday night victory over Arizona State. The senior rammed home 29 points and shot six of seven from behind the three-point arc. The Seattle native missed just one free-throw, pulled down four boards, and picked up a steal and an assist.
Runner-Up: Mark Walters, New Mexico : 22 PTS, 6 REB
Alan Anderson, Michigan State
Anderson had a perfect night all the way around on Thursday as the Spartans knocked off Wisconsin. The senior scored 28 points and was ten of ten shooting from the field. The Minneapolis native made his only three-point attempt and all seven of his free-throws while also picking up two steals.
Runner-Up: Joe McCray, Nebraska : 22 PTS, 7-12 FG
Taylor Coppenrath, Vermont
Coppenrath, one of the best big men in the country, played one of his best games ever Monday night against New Hampshire. The senior from West Barnet, VT accounted for 39 points on sixteen of twenty-three shooting, pulled down 11 rebounds, had two steals, and dished out a trio of assists.
Runner-Up: Brian Thornton, Xavier : 25 PTS, 9 REB
Sharrod Ford, Clemson
Ford led the way for the Tigers Tuesday night as they pulled off a huge road upset at Maryland. The senior scored 24 points on nine of thirteen shooting in the contest. Back near his home of Suitland, MD, Ford also pulled down ten boards, blocked nine shots, and had two steals in the win.
Runner-Up: Charlie Villanueva, Connecticut : 25 PTS, 4 BLK
Channing Frye, Arizona
Frye had a monster night Thursday in the Wildcats' overtime victory on the road at Washington State. The senior poured in 26 points thanks to eleven of thirteen shooting from the floor. The Phoenix native also pulled down eight boards, had four blocked shots, and picked up two steals in the victory.
Runner-Up: Kevin Pittsnogle, West Virginia : 22 PTS, 4-7 3PT
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