Nick Thompson Named GWC Player of the Week

Nick Thompson

Dec. 26, 2012

NAPERVILLE, Ill. -- Utah Valley University's Nick Thompson has been named Great West Conference Player of the Week after averaging a double-double last week for the Wolverines. He shares the award with Brandon Provost of Texas-Pan American, the league office announced on Wednesday.

Thompson averaged 16 points, 10 rebounds and three assists in two games. He posted his third double-double of the season with 13 points and 12 rebounds in a 67-64 overtime victory against Troy. Thompson also recorded 19 points and pulled down eight rebounds in a loss to North Carolina Central.

The Wolverines will play two games this week at the Dr Pepper Classic at Chattanooga. They'll face Austin Peay on Friday, Dec. 28 at 2:30 p.m. MT and then either host Chattanooga or High Point on Saturday.