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TicketSmarter WAC Men’s Basketball Players Of The Week Announced

TicketSmarter WAC Men’s Basketball Players Of The Week Announced

ARLINGTON, Texas – Tarleton’s Freddy Hicks and Southern Utah’s Parsa Fallah have been named the TicketSmarter Western Athletic Conference (WAC) Men’s Basketball Player and Freshman of the Week, for the game week ending on Sunday, Nov. 20.

Hicks, a sophomore guard, guided Tarleton to the championship round of the Paradise Jam in the U.S. Virgin Islands. Hicks averaged 23.5 points, 7.0 rebounds, 3.5 assists and 2.0 steals per game in a 2-0 start. Hicks turned in 26 points, including hitting 18 attempts from the free-throw line, and added eight boards, four assists and three steals in an 89-81 Tarleton win against Belmont on Nov. 18. Hicks followed up with 21 points, six rebounds and three assists in a 70-54 triumph over Boston College on Nov. 20.

Fallah, a center, turned in two solid performances for Southern Utah in a 1-1 week. Fallah averaged 11.0 points and 8.5 rebounds per contest, shooting 64.3 percent from the floor for the Thunderbirds. Fallah scored 14 points and pulled down nine rebounds in just over 18 minutes of game time in a win over Bethesda (Calif.) on Nov. 14. Fallah added eight points and eight rebounds to his week in a narrow 82-76 loss at No. 6 Kansas on Nov. 18.

2022-23 TicketSmarter WAC Men’s Basketball Weekly Awards

PLAYER OF THE WEEK
Freddy Hicks, So., G/F, Tarleton (Nov. 21)
Cameron Tyson, R-Jr., G, Seattle U (Nov. 14)

FRESHMAN OF THE WEEK
Parsa Fallah, C, Southern Utah (Nov. 21)
Adante’ Holiman, G, UTRGV (Nov. 14)

  

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