Barton named C-USA POTW

Sophomore University of Memphis guard Will Barton was named Monday the Conference USA Player of the Week.

Sophomore University of Memphis guard Will Barton was named the Conference USA Player of the Week, the league office announced Monday.

Barton averaged 24.5 points, seven rebounds, 3.5 assists and three steals in the Tigers' two wins this week.

It's the third C-USA player of the week honor for Barton this season. The 6-foot-6 guard leads C-USA in scoring at 18.3 points per game.

Barton had a game-high 24 points against Marshall to go along with six rebounds in an 87-67 win.

The Tigers return to action tomorrow against UCF at 8 p.m. in their regular-season home finale.


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