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The Big Ten is a conference to be feared. Just ask Kentucky, Vanderbilt, and Notre Dame. Despite claims of a weak middle and a limited number of tournament-worthy squads, the conference is finishing the non-conference season strong, picking up 18 wins in 22 games this week. And while the competition wasn’t incredible (only one top 25 victory in those 18), what was particularly impressive was all the superb individual performances we saw this past week. This week’s Player of the Week was a tough call, especially with the injury to [Player: Denzel Valentine
Player of the Week
Kevin Punter 6'2 (Tennessee)
The second leading scorer in the SEC at 22.9 PPG, Kevin Punter Jr., stretched his streak of 20-point games to six after pouring in 27 against Butler on Saturday.
Punter Jr. and the Volunteers big man Armani Moore combined to give Tennessee the firepower to stick with the high-scoring Bulldogs at Hinkle Fieldhouse.