MEMPHIS, Tenn. – Memphis Tigers ahead DeAndre Williams has been named the American Athletic Convention Participant of the Week after a pair of massive efforts in wins over South Florida and Temple final week.
It marks Williams’ second-career Participant of the Week recognition from the convention and the eighth of the season for the Tigers.
Williams averaged 26.0 factors, 8.5 rebounds and 4.0 assists in 33.2 minutes per recreation towards the Bulls and Owls.
He opened the week by dropping 26 factors and 5 boards on 8-13 capturing from the ground in 29 minutes in a 99-81 victory at USF. He additionally matched his profession excessive with a 10-for-10 evening on the free throw line.
In Sunday’s 86-77 win over Temple, he reeled in his eighth double-double of the season with 26 factors and 12 rebounds. The Houston, Texas native additionally added six dimes and shot 11-18 from the sector in 37 minutes.
On the season he is averaging 17.5 factors, 8.2 rebounds and a couple of.8 assists per recreation, whereas capturing 54.1 p.c from the ground.
Memphis (19-6, 9-3 AAC) is again in motion Thursday evening at residence towards UCF at 7 p.m. on ESPN+ for the Teaching for Literacy Recreation sponsored by Worldwide Paper. It is usually the Invoice Laurie celebration recreation the place 1,000 bobbleheads can be handed out on the gates.
The Tigers then hit the street for a much-anticipated matchup with No. 2 Houston subsequent Sunday at 2 p.m. on ESPN.
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