USF Athlete of the Week
Junior guard Charles Ward has been named the USF Student Athlete of the Week for the week of Dec. 2-9. Ward averaged15 points, 5.5 rebounds and one assist last weekend to lead the Cougars to a split against Wayne State and Augustana College. The Phoenix native recorded a career-high 23 points in Friday's 85-75 win against Wayne State. Ward went 8-for-9 from the field in the contest, including 5-for-6 from beyond the three point line, and also collected five rebounds. He followed that with a seven point, six rebound outing in a loss to the Augustana College Vikings. Ward is the Cougars' second-leading scorer (11.7 points per) and rebounder (5.0). He has posted four double-digit scoring efforts in USF's (5-2, 2-1 NSIC) first seven contests.