StatSheet Big Sky Players of the Week - January 21st, 2013

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StatSheet's Big Sky Player of the Week for January 21st goes to Montana's Kareem Jamar. Venky Jois from Eastern Washington has won StatSheet's Big Sky Freshman of the Week. Also, Montana's Spencer Coleman has won StatSheet's Big Sky 6th Man of the Week. Jamar had respectable numbers with 50% shooting, 7 rebounds per game, and 17.5 points per game. The Montana junior played well in wins versus Southern Utah and Montana State.

Jamar posted 12 points and 7 rebounds in 34 minutes in a 73-67 win against Southern Utah. He followed that up with a team-leading 23 points plus an additional 10 assists in a narrow 76-71 win over Montana State.

This is the second time this season that Kareem Jamar has been selected StatSheet Big Sky Player of the Week. He has also received an honorable mention. The runner-up this week is Troy Huff, a junior from North Dakota. Honorable mention goes to North Dakota junior Aaron Anderson. The highest ranking player from Weber State was Kyle Tresnak who finished eighth.

StatSheet Big Sky Freshman of the Week: Eastern Washington's Venky Jois

Venky Jois averaged 35 minutes starting both games for Eastern Washington. His averages in rebounding (11.0 per game), blocked shots (4.5 per game), and shooting (60.0%) were the best among all Big Sky freshmen. In a 65-47 loss to North Dakota, Jois rang up 12 points and 14 rebounds. Following that in a 72-56 loss to Northern Colorado, he led scoring with 15 points and rebounding with 8.

Amazingly, Venky Jois has won the StatSheet Big Sky Freshman of the Week 3 times. A.J. Hess from Southern Utah grabs runner-up. Honorable mention goes to Marcus Colbert from Montana State.

StatSheet Big Sky 6th Man of the Week: Montana's Spencer Coleman

Junior Spencer Coleman, a 6-6 reserve forward, averaged 28 minutes of action over the two games for the Grizzlies. In the win over Southern Utah, Coleman got 100% shooting and 3 steals. After that, in the win over Montana State, he racked up 10 points and 4 steals.

This is the first StatSheet Big Sky 6th Man of the Week honor for Spencer Coleman. Paul Garnica, a junior guard from Northern Colorado, is the runner up. Calen Coleman, a junior forward from Montana State, receives honorable mention. Weber State players have been named StatSheet Big Sky Player of the Week 3 times this season.

Weekly Leaders

  • Scoring: Troy Huff, North Dakota: 21.5 PPG
  • Rebounding: Derrick Barden, Northern Colorado: 12 RPG
  • Assists: Damon Heuir, Southern Utah: 6 APG
  • Blocked Shots: Venky Jois, Eastern Washington: 4.5 BPG
  • Free Throws: Christian Moon, Montana State: 6 PPG
  • Three Pointers: Damon Heuir, Southern Utah: 5 TPG
  • Steals: Troy Huff, North Dakota: 3.5 SPG

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