Dwayne Brown Jr. Named America First Credit Union Utah State Student-Athlete of the Week
Dec. 18, 2017

LOGAN, Utah - Utah State junior forward Dwayne Brown Jr. has been named the America First Credit Union Utah State Student-Athlete of the Week for the period ending Sunday, Dec. 17, it was announced Monday. The award is voted on by a state-wide media panel.

The award is the first for Brown this season.

With their sponsorship of the Student-Athlete of the Week, America First Credit Union donates funds directly to support student-athlete scholarships.

Brown (Conyers, Ga.) scored a career-high 24 points to go along with seven rebounds in Utah State’s 96-62 home win against Life Pacific last weekend. Against the Warriors, Brown shot 73.3 percent (11-of-15) from the floor, 33.3 percent (1-of-3) from behind the 3-point line and 33.3 percent (1-of-3) at the free throw line. Brown also finished the game with one assist in 27 minutes of play.

Utah State will play its final non-conference game of the season this week, hosting Youngstown State on Wednesday, Dec. 20, at 7 p.m.

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Nominees from other sports for Utah State Student-Athlete of the Week included:
WOMEN’S BASKETBALL – Sophomore guard Olivia West (Launceston, Tasmania, Australia) scored 20 points in Utah State’s 74-72 overtime loss at home to Denver last weekend. In the game, West had four rebounds, three assists and one steal to go along with her third 20-point game of the season. On the night, she shot 31.6 percent (6-of-19) from the field, 62.5 percent (5-of-8) from the 3-point line and 60.0 percent (3-of-5) from the free throw line.


 

 

2017-18 Utah State Athlete of the Week Winners
Aug. 31 – Lauren Anderson, Volleyball
Sept. 4 – Alyssa Snyder, Women’s Cross Country
Sept. 11 – Kent Myers, Football
Sept. 18 – Alyssa Snyder, Women’s Cross Country
Sept. 25 – Lauren Anderson, Volleyball
Oct. 2 – Jalen Davis, Football
Oct. 9 – DJ Nelson, Football
Oct. 16 – Dillon Maggard, Men’s Cross Country
Oct. 23 – Jordan Love, Football
Oct. 30 – Dillon Maggard, Men’s Cross Country
Nov. 5 – LaJuan Hunt, Football
Nov. 12 - Dillon Maggard, Men’s Cross Country
Nov. 19 - Dillon Maggard, Men’s Cross Country
Nov. 26 - Sam Merrill, Men’s Basketball
Dec. 3 - Sam Merrill, Men’s Basketball
Dec. 10 - Olivia West, Women’s Basketball
Dec. 17 - Dwayne Brown Jr., Men’s Basketball

-USU-

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