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Tuesday, December 19, 2006

CDR Wins C-USA Player of the Week Honors

Chris Douglas-Roberts Wins C-USA Player Of The Week Honor

Memphis Tigers Guard/Forward Chris Douglas-Roberts has been named the Conference-USA player of the week for games played prior to December 17th.

CDR had a career-best performance, with 28 points and five assists in a Dec. 14 victory over Austin Peay. With the 88-63 win, No. 19 Memphis improved to 8-2 on the season. Douglas-Roberts shot 10-of-12 from the field and hit 8-of-10 free throw attempts.

The sophomore bested his previous career-high of 26 points and currently leads the Tigers, and ranks eighth on the conference scoring chart, with 16.7 points per game.

This is his first C-USA Player of the Week honor.

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