Fluker's 22-20 Performance Helps Matadors To Victory
CSUN sophomore Channon Fluker (Pasadena, Calif./Maranatha HS) averaged 21.5 points and 17.0 rebounds in two victories to earn Big West Women’s Basketball Player of the Week accolades.
The 6-4 center recorded just the second 20-20 game in CSUN Division I history when she posted 22 points and a career-high 20 rebounds against Long Beach State to help the Matadors to a 63-56 win.
The sophomore added 21 points and 14 rebounds at home versus Hawai‘i and shot 52.8 percent (19-of-36) in the Matadors’ back-to-back wins. Her 14 double-doubles are tops in the Big West and seventh-best in the country.
She helped extend CSUN’s winning streak to three straight, bringing the Matadors to a .500 mark in league play at 4-4.
The center added five blocks over the two contests as she leads the Big West in total blocks (54) and blocks per game (2.5). Fluker also leads the conference in rebounds per game (11.4) and made field goals (150). Her 11.4 rebounds are seventh-best in the nation.
This is Fluker's third Player of the Week award this season and the fifth of her career.
Others nominated: Hannah Gilbert (Cal Poly), Anna Kim (Long Beach State), Morgan Bertsch (UC Davis), Shereen Sutherland (UC Irvine), Rejane Verin (UC Riverside), Drew Edelman (UC Santa Barbara), Sarah Toeaina (Hawai‘i).