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Posted: Monday, February 26, 2007 5:11 pm | Updated: 6:44 pm, Fri Oct 7, 2011.

HELENA, Mont. - Portland State's Deonte Huff and Northern Arizona's Ruben Boykin Jr. were named the Big Sky Conference men's basketball players of the week Monday.

Huff, a junior guard from Lancaster, Calif., averaged 20.5 points and 14 rebounds per game in Portland State's wins over Sacramento State and Idaho State last week.

He shot 65 percent from the field, scoring a career-high 23 points in the 100-73 win over Sacramento State on Thursday. Huff grabbed 18 rebounds, also a career high, in Portland State's 70-63 defeat of Idaho State on Saturday.

Boykin Jr., a senior forward from Los Angeles, averaged 17.5 points, 10.5 rebounds and five assists per game in leading Northern Arizona to road wins over Montana and Montana State.

He shot 55 percent from the field and 82 percent from the line, and leads the Big Sky Conference with 15 double-doubles.

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