University of Montana guard Anthony Johnson has been Big Sky player of the week for the week ending 1-10-09. This is the second POW award for Johnson this year. Here is the official Big Sky conference news release that has all the particulars.
UM’s Johnson Named POTW
Jon Kasper – Big Sky Conference
1/11/2010 2:51:11 PM
Anthony Johnson of The University of Montana has been selected as the Big Sky Conference men’s basketball Player of the Week for games played Jan. 7-10.
Johnson, a 6-foot-3 senior guard from Tacoma, Wash., averaged 22.5 points, three assists and two rebounds per game leading the Grizzlies to conference home victories over Eastern Washington and Portland State.
Johnson tied a season high with 25 points in a 79-66 victory over Eastern Washington on Friday. Johnson went 3-of-4 from 3-point range and 10-of-12 from the free-throw line. He also had three rebounds, two assists and a steal.
Johnson followed with 20 points, four assists and a rebound in a 90-58 win over Portland State on Saturday. Johnson went 7-of-7 from the free-throw line and 6-of-12 from the field.
The victories evened Montana’s conference record to 3-3 and improve the Grizzlies’ overall record to 12-6.
This is the second Player of the Week honor for Johnson this season and the sixth of his career.
Glen Dean, G, EWU: Averaged 19 points, 4 assists in two games.
Amorrow Morgan, G, ISU: Averaged 20.5 points in two losses.
Erik Rush, G, MSU: Averaged 13.5 points, 5.5 rebounds and 4.5 assists in two games.
Cameron Jones, G, NAU: Averaged 21 points and 3 assists in two games.
Taylor Montgomery, C, NC: Averaged 16 points and 6.5 rebounds in two games.
Dominic Waters, G, PSU: Averaged 18.5 points and 4.5 assists in two games.
Domineek Daniel, F/G, SAC: Scored 11 points with nine rebounds in a win.
Damian Lillard, G, WSU: Averaged 15.5 points and 4 assists in two games.