Pac-12 Men’s Basketball Performance Awards, presented by Nextiva – November 27, 2023

Pac-12 Men’s Basketball Player of the Week, presented by Nextiva (11/27/23)   
Fardaws Aimaq, CALIFORNIA   
Sr., F, Vancouver, B.C.

  • Averaged a double-double of 18.3 points and 14.3 rebounds while shooting 58 percent from the field (22-38) in three games of the SoCal Challenge and SoCal Showcase.
  • Recorded a double-double in all three games – leads the Pac-12 and is tied for NCAA Division I lead with five double-doubles so far this season.
  • Posted 18 points (9-13 FG)/11 rebounds versus UTEP, season-high 23 points (9-14 FG)/14 rebounds versus Tulane, and 14 points (4-11 FG)/18 rebounds against San Diego State.
  • Cal’s first Player of the Week honoree since Grant Anticevich in Dec. 2021 (12/27/21).

ALSO NOMINATED: Keshad Johnson, Arizona; Alonzo Gaffney, Arizona State; KJ Simpson, Colorado; Sebastian Mack, UCLA; Boogie Ellis, USC.

Pac-12 Men’s Basketball Freshman of the Week, presented by Nextiva (11/27/23)   
Sebastian Mack, UCLA   
Fr., G, Chicago, Ill.

  • Averaged 19.0 points, 6.3 rebounds, 2.7 steals and 2.3 assists to lead UCLA in its three games at the Allstate Maui Invitational.
  • Opened tourney with season-high 25 points, including a 13-of-13 performance at the foul line, in a narrow loss to No. 4 Marquette.
  • Scored 16 points in each of the Bruins’ final two games against Chaminade and Gonzaga.
  • UCLA’s eighth Freshman of the Week honor in past two seasons (next closest school has four); Bruins had two prior to 2022-23 season.

ALSO NOMINATED: KJ Lewis, Arizona; Rodney Brown Jr., California; Cody Williams, Colorado; Isaiah Collier, USC.


 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

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