PACWEST basketball Athletes of the Week following Week 2 of the regular season.
Female Basketball Athlete of the Week
Laini Glover – Douglas Royals
In her debut weekend of Conference play, freshman Laini Glover had an outstanding start to her PACWEST basketball career. On Friday, in an extremely competitive and entertaining game, she scored 31 points and grabbed 16 rebounds, leading the Royals to a second half come-from-behind win over the Langara Falcons. With 20 seconds to go and the game still in doubt, Glover snared an offence rebound and put back, securing the Royals first win of the season. She then followed up her incredible freshman performance with her second career PACWEST double-double, netting 13 points and pulling down 12 boards in the Royals comfortable win on Saturday.
Male Basketball Athlete of the Week
Akoi Yuot – VIU Mariners
Second year forward Akoi Yuot was dominant in his PACWEST debut this past weekend. The Mariners forward was a perfect 12-12 from the field for 27 points on Friday. His sensational scoring was supplemented by 12 rebounds, two assists and four steals. Then on Saturday he followed up with 22 points and 15 rebounds in the Mariners second straight win. He also added a block, steal and an assist.