January 8th, 2018

NCAA Power 16 Rankings

Mon, 01/08/2018 - 8:08pm

The With so many top teams getting upset, the top 3 is completely shaken up with Villanova (7), West Virginia (5) and Virginia (14), all sitting at 14-1, moving into the top 3.

Blue Bloods Arizona, Kentucky and North Carolina all fell out of the Power 16 this week with tough losses. College basketball is back in full swing following the holidays.

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Player of the Week

Markus Howard, G, Sophomore, Marquette Golden Eagles

Markus HowardMarkus HowardNo surprise here for the Player of the Week, which goes to one of the best shooters in the country. Howard went off on Wednesday for 52 points on 17-29 shooting and knocking down 11 three-pointers in the Golden Eagles 95-90 overtime victory against Providence. After only having 10 points at halftime, he exploded for 42 combined points in the second half and overtime.

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Pangos provides look at next wave of talent

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Aussie Pipeline

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Player of the Week

Jock Landale – C – Saint Mary’s

The 7-foot Australian native Landale is off to a great start in conference play for the Gaels. Against Loyala, he scored 21 points on 9-15 shooting to go with 9 rebounds. In an OT win against BYU, he played 44 minutes and took advantage of the extra time. He scored 31 points and hauled in 13 rebounds to go with 2 blocks and 2 steals. He shot 13-15 from the field. That efficiency is remarkable.

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