Dec. 31 Men's Basketball Players of the Week

Go C-USA! Josh Davis
Go C-USA!
Josh Davis
Go C-USA!

Dec. 31, 2012

Tulane junior forward Josh Davis and Houston freshman forward Danuel House claimed the final C-USA Player and Freshman of the Week honors, respectively, of 2012. Awards are selected by a media panel representing the 12 member schools. Davis registered his seventh double-double of the season with game-highs of 18 points and 12 rebounds to lead the Green Wave to a 53-50 road win against Alabama. For the second time in three weeks, House is named the league's top freshman as he recorded career numbers with 22 points, seven rebounds, three assists and four steals in an 80-75 win over Prairie View A&M.

PLAYER OF THE WEEK
JOSH DAVIS, TULANE
Junior, F, Raleigh, N.C.

Davis led Tulane to a 53-50 victory at Alabama Dec. 30. He posted 18 points and 12 rebounds for his seventh double-double of the season (19th of his career) in 39 minutes of action. Davis went 6-of-9 from both the floor and the free throw line in Tulane's first true road win in 364 days. He scored 11 of his 18 points during the second half to help Tulane overcome a five-point halftime deficit. The seven double-doubles are currently the most in C-USA this season. This is his first career C-USA Player of the Week honor.

FRESHMAN OF THE WEEK
DANUEL HOUSE, HOUSTON
Freshman, F, Sugar Land, Texas

House tied his career-highs with 22 points, seven rebounds and three assists to lead the Cougars to an 80-75 win against Prairie View A&M Dec. 29. House drained four free throws in the final 24.1 seconds to seal the win and he finished the game 7-of-7 from the charity stripe. With Houston leading 76-72 with 61 seconds remaining, helped force a Prairie View A&M turnover on a fast break. He did not post a turnover of his own with three assists and a personal best four steals in 34 minutes played. The 22 points marked his third 20-point game of his season/career. This is second C-USA Freshman of the Week award.

C-USA Players of the Week
N11: Isaiah Sykes, UCF
N18: DeAndre Kane, Marshall
N27: Jonathan Mills, Southern Miss
D3: Jalen Jones, SMU
D10: TaShawn Thomas, Houston
D17: Keith Clanton, UCF
D24: Konner Tucker, UTEP
D31: Josh Davis, Tulane

 

 

C-USA Freshmen of the Week
N11: James Woodard, Tulsa
N18: Marshall Guilmette, East Carolina
N27: James Woodard, Tulsa
D3: Matt Williams, UCF
D10: Shaq Goodwin, Memphis
D17: Danuel House, Houston
D24: James Woodard, Tulsa
D31: Danuel House, Houston

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