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Olynyk Gets Weekly Honor From WCC

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Kelly Olynyk averaged 21.5 points per game in two games last week (Photo: FILE/SWX) Kelly Olynyk averaged 21.5 points per game in two games last week (Photo: FILE/SWX)
SPOKANE, Wash. -

Gonzaga center Kelly Olynyk is the West Coast Conference Player of the Week for the second time this season.

Olynyk shot 19-of-30 from the field for 63.3 percent. He averaged 21.5 points in two games last week, helping the Zags beat Saint Mary's and San Francisco – both games on the road. He also grabbed 8 rebounds per game.

Against Saint Mary's, Olynyk scored 17 points and 7 rebounds. Then, against the Dons, he scored 26 and had 9 rebounds, as Gonzaga snapped a three-game losing streak at USF.

Also nominated were BYU's Tyler Haws and Pepperdine Jordan Baker.

Gonzaga plays two games at home this week: Santa Clara (Wednesday) and San Diego (Saturday).

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