Notes: Brockman POW, Romar COY, what’s up with all these acronyms?

brockmanBrockman named Pac-1o Player of the Week. University of Washington senior forward Jon Brockman has been named the Pac-10 Player of the Week after posting double-doubles in wins over Arizona and Arizona State.

The Huskies’ captain totaled 40 points and 22 rebounds in those two games, notching the 56th and 57th double-doubles of his college career.  The 57 double-doubles are the most among all active collegiate players.

Romar named as National Coach of the Year finalist. Adding to the good news on Montlake, Washington head coach Lorenzo Romar has been named as one of ten finalists for the 2009 Jim Phelan National Coach of the Year Award.  No other Pac-10 coach made the list.

The other finalists are as follows: Jim Calhoun, Connecticut; John Calipari, Memphis; Jamie Dixon, Pittsburgh; Darrin Horn, South Carolina; Trent Johnson, LSU; Bill Self, Kansas; Brad Stevens, Butler; Bruce Weber, Illinois; and Roy Williams, North Carolina.

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