LOGAN -- Utah State men's basketball player Brockeith Pane has been named the Western Athletic Conference Player of the Week it was announced by the league office Monday. It is the first time in his career that Pane has been named WAC player of the week.
Pane, a 6-foot-1 senior point guard from Dallas, Texas (Carter HS/Midland JC) led Utah State to a 69-62 home win against in-state rival Brigham Young in both team's season opener Friday.
Against the Cougars, Pane scored a game-high 21 points as he was 6-of-10 from the field, 1-of-3 from 3-point range and 8-for-8 at the free throw line for his 23rd career double-figure scoring game and fourth-career 20-point outing. Along with his 21 points, Pane also had five assists, four rebounds and three steals in 30 minutes of action.
Utah State returns to action on Tuesday, when it plays its first road game of the season at in-state rival Weber State at 7 p.m.