Pac-12 Men’s Basketball Performance Awards, presented by Nextiva – December 11, 2023

The Pac-12 announced its fifth weekly honors of the 2023-24 men’s basketball season as presented by Nextiva and voted on by media who cover the league. See below for this week’s recognitions and keep track of the 2023-24 Player of the Year watchlist here:


Pac-12 Men’s Basketball Player of the Week, presented by Nextiva (12/11/23)       
Tristan da Silva, COLORADO       
Sr., F, Munich, Germany

  • Nearly messed around and got a triple-double in Sunday’s 90-63 rout of No. 15 Miami, finishing with 22 points, 10 rebounds and nine assists.
  • Matched season-high with 22 points and set a career-best with nine assists, nearly doubling his prior career-high of five.
  • Trailing 46-45 at the first media timeout of second half, Colorado closed game on 45-16 run with da Silva providing 16 points, two rebounds and four assists during that span. 
  • Second career Pac-12 Player of the Week award (1/9/23), equaling the total of older brother Oscar at Stanford.
  • Upset of No. 15 Miami was Pac-12’s fourth AP Top 25 victory of the weekend – the first time the league had as many Top 25 wins in two-day span since the 1997 NCAA Tournament.

ALSO NOMINATED: Pelle Larsson, Arizona; Frankie Collins, Arizona State; Jalen Cone, California; Michael Rataj, Oregon State; Keba Keita, Utah; Franck Kepnang, Washington; Jaylen Wells, Washington State.


Pac-12 Men’s Basketball Freshman of the Week, presented by Nextiva (12/11/23)       
Myles Rice, WASHINGTON STATE       
R-Fr., G, Columbia, S.C.

  • Averaged 11.0 points, 5.5 assists and 4.5 steals as Washington State rolled to two victories and improved to 7-1 on the season, its best start since 2020-21 (9-1).
  • Finished with 14 points, seven assists and seven steals in Sunday’s 83-65 victory over Grambling; seven steals were most by a Cougar since CJ Elleby in 2019 and one shy of program record.
  • Second straight Freshman of the Week award, joins Mouhamed Gueye (5x in 2021-22) as WSU players to earn multiple honors.

ALSO NOMINATED: KJ Lewis, Arizona; Rodney Brown Jr., California.


 Player of the WeekFreshman of the Week
Nov. 13Kylan Boswell, So., ARIZIsaiah Collier, USC
Nov. 20Branden Carlson, Gr., UTAHIsaiah Collier, USC
Nov. 27Fardaws Aimaq, Sr., CALSebastian Mack, UCLA
Dec. 4Boogie Ellis, 5th, USCMyles Rice, WSU
Dec. 11Tristan da Silva, Sr., COLOMyles Rice, WSU

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