Wyoming's Brandon Ewing Named MWC Men's Basketball Player of the Week

Dec. 3, 2007


Wyoming junior Brandon Ewing has been named the Mountain West Conference Men's Basketball Player of the Week for the third time in his career.

A 6-foot-2 guard from Chicago, Ill. (Julian HS), Ewing led the Cowboys to a 1-1 record on the week. Ewing was the leading scorer in both games, shooting 69.6 percent from the field (16-for-23), 50 percent from three-point range (6-for-12) and 87.5 percent from the charity stripe (7-for-8), while averaging 22.5 points (six points above his average coming into the week), 6.0 assists, 1.5 rebounds and 1.5 steals per game. In Wyoming's win over Arkansas-Pine Bluff, Ewing scored 21 points, while dishing out a career-best eight assists. He shot 7-of-9 from the floor, including hitting 4-of-6 three-point attempts, while also contributing two steals and two rebounds. In the Cowboys' loss at Akron (5-1), Ewing scored a game-high 24 points (9-of-14 from the field) and handed out four assists.