Nov. 19, 2012
ELMHURST, Ill. - Oakland's Corey Petros was named The Summit League Men's Basketball Player of the Week, announced by the league office on Monday. He averaged 18 points and 9.5 rebounds per game over the week to win his first career weekly league award, and shares the award with South Dakota State's Nate Wolters.
Petros, a redshirt sophomore from Macomb, Mich., recorded his first double-double of the season at Boise State finishing with 17 points and 12 rebounds. He was 6-for-8 from the field and knocked down five free throws during the game. At Pittsburgh, Petros scored a game-high 19 points, going 8-for-11 from the floor, and grabbed seven rebounds in the overtime loss. He leads The Summit League in field goal percentage at .821.
Petros and the Golden Grizzlies will take on Texas Southern in Houston on Tuesday starting at 8 p.m. ET.