LARAMIE, Wyo. — Wyoming guard Justin James has been named the Mountain West player of the week.
It is the second time this season that James has earned the award.
James scored a career-high 33 points in a pair of overtime wins last week. He now ranks 26th in career scoring at Wyoming with 1,126 career points. James shot 59 percent from the field for the week and averaged nine rebounds per game.
James helped lead the Cowboys past No. 23 Nevada on Wednesday, as he hit a career-high 14 field goals and grabbed 10 rebounds for his fifth double-double of the season.
Against San Jose State, James scored nine of the Pokes’ 13 points in overtime to help Wyoming move to 5-0 in overtime this season. He also went 9-of-12 from the free throw line and dished out five assists.