Tigers Witherspoon C-USA Player of Week

While the Memphis Tigers watch their NCAA Tournament stock falling...they're also seeing the emergence of a budding star in Sophomore Wesley Witherspoon..

Witherspoon earns Conference USA Player of the Week honors after averaging 27.5 points in the Tigers two games last week..

The 6'9" Forward shot almost 70% from the floor, and 50% from the 3-point line in the Contests..

Witherspoon a career high 29 points in the Tigers 85-75 win over U.A.B.

He followed that with a 26 point effort in Memphis loss to Gonzaga, which moved the Bulldogs up to 11th in the latest USA Today Coaches Poll.

The Tigers next face UCF Wednesday 6pm at FedExForum.

And, what was Coach Pastner Thinking when he turned Wild Man on the Sidelines against Gonzaga?

Find out Tuesday, Feb 9th on Action News 5 at 6.