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Dillon Brooks named National Player of the Week



Just a day after grabbing his first career Pac-12 Player of the Week honors, Oregon forward Dillon Brooks was honored by three organizations as their national player of the week: The U.S. Basketball Writers Association, Naismith Trophy and NCAA.com.

Officially, the honor, which is run by USBWA and presented by the Blue Ribbon College Basketball Yearbook, is called the Oscar Robertson National Player of the Week.

Brooks led the No. 16 ranked Ducks to the first sweep of the Arizona schools since 2012 and averaged 21 points on 50 percent shooting in those two games.

The 18-4 Ducks, who have sole possession of first place in the Pac-12 standings, are set to face Colorado on Thursday (6 p.m., FS1) and Utah on Sunday (1 p.m., ESPN2). Both schools are just one game behind in the standings.

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