HAWAI‘I'S SAVOVIC NAMED WAC MEN'S BASKETBALL PLAY

DENVER - Hawai‘i guard Predrag Savovic has been named the Western Athletic Conference men's basketball player of the week for Jan. 28-February 3.



    DENVER - Hawai‘i guard Predrag Savovic has been named the Western
Athletic
Conference men's basketball player of the week for Jan. 28-February 3.

    Savovic, a senior from Herceg Novi, Yugoslavia (UAB), scored a
career-high
32 points in Hawai‘i's 75-60 win over UTEP and shot 10-of-15 from the field
in the contest.  Savovic's previous career high was 31 points set against
UTEP last year.  Earlier in the week, he scored a team-high 20 points in a
victory against Boise State and had two steals.  In the two games combined,
he shot 16-of-32 from the field, 6-of-12 from three-point range, 14-of-17
from the free throw line and averaged 5.5 rebounds.  Hawai‘i improved to
10-1 in the WAC (19-3 overall) and has won nine home games in a row.

    The other nominations were junior guard Darrian Brown, Louisiana Tech;
junior guard Terrance Green, Nevada; freshman forward Michael Harris, Rice;
senior center Marion Thurmond, San Jose State; senior guard Damon Hancock,
SMU; and junior forward Kevin Johnson, Tulsa.

-WAC-



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