Chicago State's Carl Montgomery Selected Player of the Week
Dec. 28, 2009
NAPERVILLE, Ill. - Chicago State's Carl Montgomery scored 30 points and pulled down 15 rebounds in the Cougars' two wins at the Las Vegas Classic last week earning him Great West Conference Player of the Week honors. The award was announced Monday by the conference office.
Montgomery led Chicago State to victories over Eastern Washington (62-53) and Wagner (78-63) in the tournament's consolation round. The junior from Chicago scored seven points and seven rebounds versus Eastern Washington and closed the tournament with a game-high 23 points and eight rebounds against Wagner. The 6-7 forward was 8-of-11 (.727) from the field and connected on 7-of-8 (.875) from the foul line in the Cougars' final classic contest. He was named to the All-Tournament Team for his outstanding play.