Dec. 3, 2007
Houston - University of Houston senior guard Robert McKiver has been named the Conference USA Co-Player of the Week after averaging 26.5 points, 3.5 rebounds and 2.5 assists in Houston's two victories against Coastal Carolina and Middle Tennessee State.
McKiver poured in 32 points and tied his own school record of nine 3-point field goals made for the second time this season in Houston's 83-68 victory over Middle Tennessee State. He began the week scoring 21 points, grabbing five rebounds and handing out three assists in an 86-79 victory over Coastal Carolina on Nov. 26.
The other co-Player of the Week was sophomore forward Walter Sharpe of UAB. Sharpe led the Blazers to a pair of wins over Louisiana-Lafayette and Cincinnati. He posted 23 points and nine rebounds against the Ragin' Cajuns, and collected 15 points, six rebounds and three assists against the Bearcats.