Feb. 26 Men's Basketball Player of the Week
Douglas-Roberts Picks Up Second Honor This Season
CHRIS DOUGLAS-ROBERTS, Memphis
Sophomore, G, Detroit, Mich.
Douglas-Roberts led Memphis to a 2-0 week, with a pair of wins over Houston and Rice, to improve the Tigers' win streak to 17 games (the longest current streak in the nation). In the Feb. 22 game with Rice, Douglas-Roberts scored seven of the Tigers first 11 points and finished the game with 14 points in 18 minutes of play. He also dished out a career-high-tying five assists against the Owls. In Sunday's game with Houston, Douglas-Roberts netted 19 points and tied his career-best with four steals. For the week, the sophomore averaged 17.5 ppg, 2.5 rpg, 3.5 apg and 2.5 spg in 45 minutes of play. He shot .565 (13-of-23) from the field, with a 7-of-10 performance from the free throw line. This is the second C-USA Player of the Week honor for Douglas-Roberts and the fourth for the Tigers this season.