UC SANTA BARBARA, Calif. -

UCSB junior star Alan Williams was named Big West Conference Player of the Week for a record-tying fifth time this season.

Williams tied the league's single-season record with his fifth honor. Big Al scored 22 points and pulled down 18 rebounds in an 80-65 win over Cal State Fullerton and scored 19 points with 15 rebounds in a 55-54 victory against UC Riverside.

Williams currently leads the nation with 12.0 rebounds per game.