St. Louis, Mo., Dec. 11, 2017 — Washington University in St. Louis senior forward Andrew Sanders was named the University Athletic Association (UAA) Men's Basketball Athlete of the Week, as announced by the Association on Monday.
Sanders recorded a double-double with a season-high 29 points and 14 rebounds in No. 11 WashU's 87-83 win over Central College (Iowa) Saturday at home. Sanders was 10-of-17 from the field and 9-of-12 from the foul line in the win. The double-double for Sanders was the 14th of his career, and he is now 48 points shy of 1,000 for his career.
Sanders was named the UAA Athlete of the Week for the second-consecutive week and fifth time in his career.
WashU (6-1) opens a two-game road trip on Tuesday, Dec. 12 at Fontbonne (2-6, 0-3 SLIAC). Tip-off is set for 8 p.m. as part of a doubleheader with the women's team.