Dillon Brooks Heating Up, Named National Player of the Week
Not many, if any players in the NCAA had a better week than Canadian wing Dillon Brooks of Oregon.
The Mississauga, Ontario product was named national player of the week by the NCAA for his efforts.
Dillon Brooks averaged 25.5 points per game last week as the Ducks kicked off conference play 2-0.
The two victories came against ranked opponents, including #2-ranked UCLA, where Brooks nailed a jaw dropping game-winner on home court. The Ducks handed UCLA their first loss of the season, now sitting at 14-1.
Brooks finished with 23 points, nine rebounds, three assists and two steals.
The second win came against #22-ranked USC where Brooks went off for a game-high 28 points on 9/10 from the field and perfect behind the arch (4/4 3P) to go along with three rebounds and three assists.
Brooks reached the 20-point mark for the fifth time this season as #15-ranked Oregon now holds an overall record of 13-2.