Arizona big man Christian Koloko been rewarded for his great play this week in Vegas.
He was named the Pac-12 Conference Player of the Week on Monday. It’s the first of his career.
He was named the MVP of the Roman Main Event after helping Arizona to event title with victories over Wichita State and then-No. 4 Michigan and 5-0 start.
He averaged 17.5 points on 60 percent shooting (12-20), 9.0 rebounds, 4.0 blocks and 2.5 assists. He posted a 13-point, 11-rebound double-double against Shockers, followed by game- and career-high 22 points in upset of Wolverines. He limited Michigan’s All-American center Hunter Dickinson to season-low 11 points on 4-of-10 shooting.
• Averaged 17.0 points on 63 percent shooting (19-30), 7.7 rebounds and 3.3 blocks in 27.7 minutes across three games last week.