Houston sophomore forward TaShawn Thomas was named the Conference USA Player of the Week on Monday.
In a week in which the Cougars notched a road win at Big 12 opponent TCU and a home win against Texas Southern, Thomas averaged 21 points and 10.5 rebounds per game.
This is the first such weekly honor of Thomas' career. Last season he was named to the league’s All-Freshman Team and was a two-time Freshman of the Week recipient.
This season, Thomas leads C-USA with 10.7 rebounds per game and is second in the league with 17.6 points and per game.