Gonzaga’s Woolridge named WCC Player of the Week

Gonzaga’s Ryan Woolridge (4) isn’t afraid of a little traffic in the paint.

Spokane, Wash.  Gonzaga guard Ryan Woolridge was named the West Coast Conference Player of the Week Tuesday.

The senior from Texas scored a season high 21 points in a win over Detroit Mercy Monday night.  He made seven of nine shots from the field including 4-5 from three-point range.

Gonzaga’s Ryan Woolridge with the three ball.

Woolridge also had eight assists, six rebound and two steals against Detroit Mercy.  He leads the WCC in three-point field goal percentage, at 54.5 percent.  He ranks fourth in the league for assists, averaging 4.7 per game and he’s sixth in the league when it comes to assist-to-turnover ratio.

Gonzaga’s Ryan Woolridge connects with Filip Petrusev.

The 14-1 Zags open WCC play Thursday at Portland, then host Pepperdine in the McCarthey Center Saturday.