Pac-12 names Tres Tinkle Men's Basketball Player of the Week

Oregon State co-captain Tres Tinkle talks to reporters following NCAA college basketball practice in Corvallis, Ore., Tuesday, Oct. 11, 2016. Oregon State is preparing for the upcoming season with hopes of building on last season's return to the NCAA Tournament after a 26-year absence. (AP Photo/Anne Peterson)

CORVALLIS, Ore. – The Pac-12 named Oregon State sophomore forward Tres Tinkle the Men’s Basketball Player of the Week Monday.

In the first two games of the season, Tinkle had two double-doubles and averaged 23.0 points and 12.5 rebounds. The Beavers are off to a 2-0 start to the season.

Tinkle achieved a career-high 15 rebounds in the season-opening win over Prairie View A&M. He followed that with a career-best 26 points and 12 boards against UTSA.

This is the fourth time an Oregon State player has received the Player of the Week recognition after the first week of games.

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