Sensley named the WAC Basketball of the Week

Julian Sensley is honored for his outstanding play against Rice and Tulsa on the road.

DENVER – Hawai‘i forward Julian Sensley has been named the Western Athletic Conference men's basketball player of the week for January 26-February 1.

Sensley, a sophomore, averaged 20.0 points and 12.0 rebounds in a pair of games last week. Sensley began the week with a career-high 20 points and 11 rebounds in a 76-73 loss at Rice. He followed that up with 20 points and a career-high 13 rebounds in a double overtime 73-71 win at Tulsa to help keep Hawai‘i in a tie for first place in the WAC standings. Sensley played all 90 minutes of the two games. He was 15-of-27 (.556) from the field, 5-of-10 from three-point range, 5-of-5 from the free throw line and added seven assists, four steals and two blocks during the week. It is Sensley's first ever WAC Player of the Week award and first for a Rainbow Warrior this year.

The Rainbow Warriors are home for the next three WAC games. Up first for Hawaii are the Spartans of San Jose State on Saturday at the Stan Sheriff Center.

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