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UNLV’s Brandon McCoy named MW player of the week

UNLV freshman forward Brandon McCoy was named Mountain West men’s basketball player of the week for the second time in three weeks.

He averaged 19.5 points, 8.0 rebounds and 3.5 blocks in victories over Oral Roberts and Illinois. McCoy also made 65.2 percent of his shots.

UNLV next plays at Pacific at 7 p.m. Saturday.

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