Weber State senior forward Rico Washington has been named the Big Sky Conference Basketball Player of the Week for his performance in a pair of road victories. Washington, a Philadelphia native, guided the Wildcats to a pair of road wins over Montana State, 81-77, and Montana, 76-66, last week.

In those games he scored a total of 50 points and pulled down 29 rebounds. For the two games Washington hit 19-of-30 from the floor and was credited with five blocked shots, four assists and one steal.Against Montana State he had a season and Weber State career high 19 rebounds and then had a 30-point and 10-rebound game at Montana, hitting on 12-of-17 shots from the field.