Steve Schreiner, a 6-foot-7 forward from Brigham Young University, has been named the Western Athletic Conference player of the week, conference officials announced Monday.

The senior from Salt Lake City led the Cougars to a pair of WAC wins over New Mexico and 24th-ranked Texas-El Paso last week with 54 points and 30 rebounds in the two games. Schreiner made 26 field goals during 77 out of 80 possible minutes of play in the two contests.Schreiner leads the WAC in scoring and rebounds in conference games, averaging 20 points and 13 rebounds.

Brigham Young is 9-8 overall and 3-1 in conference play.