Pac-12 Men’s Basketball Performance Awards, presented by Nextiva – March 4, 2024

The Pac-12 announced its 17th 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 (3/4/24)          
Deivon Smith, UTAH              
Sr., G, Decatur, Ga.

  • Averaged a double-double of 15.5 points and 11.5 assists along with 7.0 rebounds and 2.5 steals in a home sweep of the Bay Area schools by an average of 25.5 points. 
  • Shot 69 percent from the field (11-16), including 3-of-5 behind the arc. 
  • Recorded his third triple-double of league play with 13 points, 13 assists and 10 rebounds in a 90-69 rout of Stanford. 
  • He is the first Pac-12 player with a trio of triple-doubles in one season since 2003-04 (Andre Iguodala, Arizona), and joins only California’s Jason Kidd in 1993-94 to post three triple-doubles against Conference opponents. 
  • Closed week with an 18-point, 10-assist double-double in an 88-59 dismantling of California. 
  • Second Pac-12 Player of the Week honor (1/22/24); he joins teammate Branden Carlson with multiple honors this season – only the ninth time since 1979-80 teammates have received multiple POTW in same season and first since Oregon in 2019-20. 

ALSO NOMINATED: Caleb Love, Arizona; Tristan da Silva, Colorado; Tyler Bilodeau, Oregon State; Dylan Andrews, UCLA; Isaiah Collier, USC; Keion Brooks Jr., Washington; Jaylen Wells, Washington State. 

Pac-12 Men’s Basketball Freshman of the Week, presented by Nextiva (3/4/24)          
Isaiah Collier, USC          
Fr., G, Atlanta, Ga.

  • Powered USC to a road split through Washington, averaging 27.5 points on 62 percent shooting (23-37) in just 29.0 minutes per game. 
  • Led all players with 24 points (9-17 FG) and added four rebounds, two assists and two steals in a narrow 75-72 loss at No. 19 Washington State. 
  • Went off for career-best 31 points (14-20 FG, 3-5 3FG), including eight of Trojans’ final 10, to will USC to 82-75 victory at Washington. 
  • Currently paces all Pac-12 freshmen in scoring (16.9 ppg), assists (4.1 apg), steals (1.57 spg) and field goal percentage (49.6%). 
  • Fourth Pac-12 Freshman of the Week award this season (11/13/23, 11/20/23, 1/8/24). 

ALSO NOMINATED: Rodney Brown Jr., California; Myles Rice, Washington State. 


  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
Dec. 18Sahvir Wheeler, Gr., WASHAndrej Stojakovic, STAN
Dec. 26Oumar Ballo, R-Sr., ARIZSebastian Mack, UCLA
Jan. 2Branden Carlson, Gr., UTAHKanaan Carlyle, STAN
Jan. 8Caleb Love, Sr., ARIZIsaiah Collier, USC
Jan. 15Isaac Jones, 5th, WSUMyles Rice, WSU
Jan. 22Deivon Smith, Sr., UTAHCody Williams, COLO
Jan. 29Jordan Pope, So., OSUMyles Rice, WSU
Feb. 5Dylan Andrews, So., UCLAMyles Rice, WSU
Feb. 12Pelle Larsson, Sr., ARIZMyles Rice, WSU
Feb. 19Isaac Jones, 5th, WSUMyles Rice, WSU
Feb. 26KJ Simpson, Jr., COLORueben Chinyelu, WSU
March 4Deivon Smith, Sr., UTAHIsaiah Collier, USC

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