- Associated Press - Monday, October 24, 2016

LARAMIE, Wyo. (AP) - Wyoming running back Brian Hill has been named the Mountain West Conference offensive player of the week.

Hill posted the best single-game rushing performance of the season in the Mountain West and the second-best rushing performance in the nation this season when he ran for 289 yards in a 42-34 win at Nevada on Saturday night. His performance was also the second best single-game rushing performance in Wyoming school history and was a personal best for Hill.

He also accounted for 302 all-purpose yards versus the Wolf Pack, which ranks as the eighth best single-game performance in the nation this season.

Hill averaged 10 yards per carry on 29 carries and scored three rushing touchdowns.

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