Boise State center Tanoka Beard is a Big Sky Conference co-basketball player of the week. Beard, a 6-foot-9 sophomore from Ogden, led Boise to a pair of road wins as the Broncos upset Nevada 53-48 and defeated Northern Arizona 73-61. For the week he was 10 of 12 from the field and made 11 of 14 free throws, including 6-for-6 and 2-for-2 against NAU. He had 10 rebounds, four steals and a blocked shot for the week.