Fuller named player of the week
University of Colorado at Colorado Springs guard Nic Fuller was named the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference East Division player of the week, the conference announced Monday.
Fuller hit a pull-up jumper with 9.7 seconds remaining to lift UC-Colorado Springs to a win over Fort Lewis on Saturday, 89-87. Against the Skyhawks, he notched 23 points and shot 58.3 percent from the floor (7-12). The next night against Mesa State, Fuller contributed 16 points, eight assists and made 6-of-8 field goals, including all four attempts from long range.
He made 6-of-7 from three-point range for the week and is now shooting 60.9 percent from long range. He currently leads the RMAC in 3-point percentage and assists (4.79 per game). He is also 12th in scoring, eighth in field goal percentage, fifth in free throw percentage and fourth in assists-to-turnover ratio.
It's the fourth time this season a UCCS player has been named player of the week. Patrick Hannaway has received the honor three times.
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