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USC guard Shaqquan Aaron named Pac-12’s player of the week

Guard Shaqquan Aaron gets a breakaway layup in the final minute of USC's 84-76 victory over No. 8 UCLA at the Galen Center.
(Shotgun Spratling / Los Angeles Times)
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USC guard Shaqquan Aaron had the best game of his career in an upset win over UCLA last Wednesday. It was also the best performance of all the Pac-12 Conference performances last week.

Pac-12 media members named Aaron the Pac-12 player of the week on Monday.

Coming off the bench, Aaron scored a game-high (and career-high) 23 points in 26 minutes in USC’s 84-76 win over UCLA. It snapped a prolonged shooting drought, when Aaron made just 29% of his field goals in the first eight conference games.

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Aaron became the second USC team member to win the award. Point guard Jordan McLaughlin won it in late December.

zach.helfand@latimes.com

Twitter: @zhelfand

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