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Colorado’s Josh Scott dribbles against Oregon’s Elgin Cook during the Jan. 15, 2016 men’s basketball game at the University of Colorado’a Coors Event Center. (David R. Jennings, Daily Camera)

Colorado Buffaloes center Josh Scott was named the Pac-12 men’s basketball player of the week on Monday. It is the first such honor of his career.

Scott led the Buffs (14-4) to two wins, averaging 21 points, 11.5 rebounds and 2.0 blocks in victories over Oregon and Oregon State.

On the season, the 6-foot-10 senior is averaging 17.8 points, 9.8 rebounds and 1.8 blocks.

Scott is the first Buffaloes player to win the honor this season. The Lewis-Palmer graduate was The Denver Post’s 2012 Mr. Colorado Basketball after his senior year in high school.