Blake averaged 24.0 points and 10.5 rebounds to lead the Vandals to wins over Southern Utah and Northern Arizona and remain in a tie for second place in the league standings at 5-2.
The Seattle, Wash., native posted his sixth double-double of the season Thursday to open the week at Southern Utah with 23 points and 12 rebounds in the 80-76 victory over the Thunderbirds.
Blake followed up that performance with his second-highest scoring output of the season with 25 points while adding nine boards in the 84-80 triumph over NAU on Saturday.
In two games, Blake posted a 54.8 shooting percentage (17-of-31) while going 44.4 percent (4-of-9) from behind the arc and 76.9 percent (10-of-13) from the free-throw line.
Other Nominees: Bobby Moorehead, Montana; Novak Topalovic, Idaho State; Brandon Better, Southern Utah; Deontae North, Portland State; Andre Spight, Northern Colorado; Izayah Mauriohooho-Le’afa, Sacramento State; Bogdan Bliznyuk, Eastern Washington; Jerrick Harding, Weber State
2017-18 Big Sky Conference Players of the Week
Nov. 14 – Geno Crandall, North Dakota
Nov. 21 – Bryce Canda, Portland State
Nov. 28 – Deontae North, Portland State
Dec. 5 – Tyler Hall, Montana State
Dec. 12 – Holland Woods, Portland State
Dec. 19 – Bogdan Bliznyuk, Eastern Washington
Dec. 26 – Andre Spight, Northern Colorado
Jan. 2 – Justin Strings, Sacramento State
Jan. 8 – Jamar Akoh, Montana
Jan. 15 – Michael Oguine, Montana
Jan. 22 – Brayon Blake, Idaho