SHUPirates.com Athlete of the Week (December 13, 2011)
Herb Pope, Men's Basketball
Seton Hall senior Herb Pope was named to the BIG EAST's Weekly Honor Roll on Monday for a third straight week. Pope has been honored by the BIG EAST for his performance all four weeks so far this year. On Nov. 21, he was named BIG EAST Player of the Week. Pope averaged 25.5 points and 10.0 rebounds per game in a 2-0 week for Seton Hall. The victories improved the Pirates to 8-1 on the season. Pope led all scorers with 25 points on 10-for-15 shooting to go with six rebounds and four assists in a 78-48 victory over NJIT on Tuesday. On Saturday, the 6-foot-8 power forward tallied game-highs of 26 points and 14 rebounds for his BIG EAST-leading seventh double-double of the season in a 68-54 win over Wake Forest.