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Houston's Marcus Sasser and Wichita State's Ricky Council IV Earn AAC Men's Basketball Weekly Awards for week ending January 10

POSTED: January 11, 2021 -- 3:08 p.m. CT

The American Athletic Conference announced the winners of the league's weekly men's basketball honors for the seventh week of the 2020-21 season.

PLAYER OF THE WEEK

Marcus Sasser * Sophomore * Guard * Houston

Sasser helped lead the Cougars to a 2-0 week in conference play, averaging 20.0 points, 3.0 assists and 2.0 rebounds. The sophomore guard scored 28 points against Tulane on Saturday (January 9), including eight 3-pointers, a league-high for the season.

FRESHMAN OF THE WEEK

Ricky Council IV * Guard * Wichita State

Council averaged 14.0 points and 4.0 rebounds in a 1-1 week for the Shockers. The freshman guard recorded a season-high 23 points with six rebounds in Wichita State's win over Cincinnati on Sunday (January 10), the most points scored by a Shocker true freshman since 2009.


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Weekly Honor Roll

Zach Harvey * Sophomore * Guard * Cincinnati

Harvey averaged 16.0 points and 3.0 rebounds as the Bearcats went 1-1 last week. The sophomore guard had a career-high 19 points, including four 3-pointers at Wichita State on January 10 and shot 64.7 percent from the field for the week.

Tremont Robinson-White * Junior * Guard * East Carolina

Robinson-White recorded a career-high 29 points, including three 3-pointers, on 9-of-14 shooting from the field in a close loss to Tulsa on Saturday (January 9).

Kendric Davis * Junior * Guard * SMU

Davis averaged recorded 14 points and set an American Athletic Conference single-game record with 14 assists in the Mustangs' loss to Cincinnati on Thursday (January 7).

Brandon Rachal * Senior * Guard * Tulsa

Rachal posted 15 points, six rebounds, four steals and three assists in a road win for the Golden Hurricane at USF on Wednesday (January 6).

Tyson Etienne * Sophomore * Guard * Wichita State

Etienne averaged 20.5 points, 6.5 rebounds and 1.5 assists in a 1-1 week for the Shockers. The sophomore guard had 25 points in a loss at Houston and 16 in a win over Cincinnati.

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