Archive - Mar 5, 2012
Big 12 Player of the Year:
Thomas Robinson, Kansas
Absolutely dominated college basketball this season. His 18.0 and 11.9 rebounds per game brought Kansas yet another Big 12 regular season crown, and have him in the running for 2012 National Player of the Year.
Big 12 Defensive Player of the Year:
Jeff Withey, Kansas
The #1 Kentucky Wildcats were the only team in 2012 to finish with an unblemished conference schedule, closing 16-0 in SEC play. Their latest victory was a 74-59 takedown of the #16 Florida Gators, with the Gainsville crowd unable to shake them. Now 30-1, Kentucky was led once again by super frosh Anthony Davis with 22 points, 12 boards and 6 blocks. Florida got 21 points and 9 boards from sophomore Patric Young, but there guards were held neutral by the quick Kentucky defense.
Rank (Last Week)
At the first North Carolina/Duke game of 2012, Austin Rivers buried a dagger to upset the Tar Heels on their home court. Well, North Carolina brought some heavy artillery to Cameron Indoor Stadium and counterattacked with a convincing 88-70 victory on their heated rival. Tyler Zeller, the player who Rivers sunk his previous game winner over, got sweet redemption in his last regular season ACC game with 19 points and 10 rebounds.