Wichita State guard Tyson Etienne is the American Athletic Conference Player of the Week for Dec. 21-27.
Etienne – a 6-foot-2 sophomore from Englewood, N.J. – scored 25 points to lead Wichita State to an overtime road win at USF on Dec. 22. He was 10-of-12 at the foul line and matched career-highs with six rebounds and four assists.
Etienne is off to a sensational start to the season. He’s averaging a league-best 2.8 three-pointers-per-game and also ranks among the league’s top-10 in scoring (5th, 17.0 ppg) and free throw percentage (6th, .853).
It’s the third weekly honor for Etienne this season. He made back-to-back honor roll appearances on Dec. 7 and 14.
The Shockers (4-2, 2-0) are one of three remaining unbeaten in American play, along with Houston (2-0) and SMU (1-0).
AMERICAN ATHLETIC CONFERENCE WEEKLY HONORS:
Week of Dec. 21-27, 2020
Player of the Week:
Tyson Etienne, So., G, Wichita State
Freshman of the Week:
Caleb Murphy, G, USF
Keith Williams, Sr., G, Cincinnati
Brandon Mahan, Sr., G, UCF
Jayden Gardner, Jr., F, East Carolina
Quentin Grimes, Jr., G, Houston
Austin Richie, Jr., G/F, Tulsa