Fluker Earns Second Straight Player of the Week Award
CHANNON FLUKER • CSUN
Junior • Center • Pasadena, Calif. • Maranatha HS
➜ Fluker averaged 25.5 points, 14.5 rebounds and 4.0 blocked shots in two victories as CSUN’s winning streak moved to three straight.
➜ The 6-4 center shot a robust 63.3 percent (19-for-30) from the field as the Matadors tamed San Jose State (76-59) and Loyola Marymount (75-68) on the road.
➜ A drastically improved free throw shooter, Fluker knocked down 13 of 18 attempts from the line for 72.2 percent efficiency. She is shooting 80.4 percent (45-for-56) at the charity stripe for the season.
➜ Fluker extended her consecutive streak of double-doubles to four, posting 25 points and 16 rebounds against the Spartans before leveling the Lions with a 26-point, 13-rebound effort.
➜ In the LMU win, Fluker established a career high with eight blocked shots. She added three steals.
➜ Twelve of her 29 rebounds came on the offensive end, with six apiece coming in each win.
➜ The nine career Player of the Week awards tie her for sixth all-time in Big West history.
Others nominated: Dynn Leaupepe (Cal Poly); Daeja Smith (Cal State Fullerton); Emma Merriweather (Long Beach State); Morgan Bertsch (UC Davis); Tahlia Garza (UC Irvine); Michelle Curry (UC Riverside); Sarah Toeaina (Hawai‘i)