Weber State G Jerrick Harding Named Big Sky Player Of The Week After Historic Performance
Feb 11, 2020, 1:56 PM
(Photo courtesy of Robert Casey, Weber State Athletics)
OGDEN, Utah – The Big Sky has announced that Weber State guard Jerrick Harding has been named Conference Player of the Week.
Harding is coming off of a record-setting week, averaging 34 points per game in their two wins last week.
He set a new Dee Events Center record with 44 points in Thursday’s win over Sacramento State, including a 25-point first half while shooting 14-21 from the field for the game and nailed a career-high five three pointers and was a perfect 11-11 from the free throw line.
In Saturday’s win over Northern Arizona, Harding finished with 24 points on a perfect 4-4 shooting from beyond the arc. During the week, Harding passed Jeremy Senglin for the school’s all-time leading scorer. Harding has 2,123 career points, which is fourth most in Big Sky history. He also has the fifth-most career points of any active player in the country.
PLAYER OF THE WEEK!
After a historic and record-setting week, Jerrick Harding has been named the #BigSkyMBB Player of the Week!@JHarding_10 averaged 3️⃣4️⃣ points per game in leading the Wildcats to two wins. https://t.co/ycgg8VHR0P#PuprleReign #WeAreWeber 🏀 pic.twitter.com/lNdpYZHoYp
— WeberStateMBB 🏀 (@WeberStateMBB) February 11, 2020
Harding is averaging 22.8 points per game which is seventh most in the nation and tops in the conference.
Weber State has a 10-14 overall record and a 6-7 mark in Big Sky Conference play. They will hit the road on Thursday night to face Montana at 7 p.m. The game will be broadcast on Pluto TV channel 537.