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January 15th, 2018

Blooming Buckeye

Player of the Week

Keita Bates Diop, Ohio State

January 12th

Ayton of Talent

Player of the Week

DeAndre Ayton – C – Arizona

DeAndre AytonDeAndre AytonAyton has been phenomenal through the first three games of conference play. In the opener against Arizona State, he scored 23 points on 9-14 shooting to go with 19 rebounds and 3 blocks. The following game, he scored 24 with 14 rebounds and 2 blocks. He then scored 26 and had another 2 blocks in the loss to Colorado.

January 11th

Golden Graham

Player of the Week

Devonte Graham

Devonte GrahamDevonte GrahamKansas as a team hasn’t been as hot as they would like to be, but Devonte Graham is doing all he can to keep them afloat. In a loss against Texas Tech in which Kansas never led at any point, Graham posted 27 points and 6 assists. He followed up that performance with a 28-point 6-assist game in a win over TCU.

January 8th

52 Pickup

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.

January 6th

Aussie Pipeline

Week 8 Mid Major Blog

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.

January 4th

Happ-enin'

Player of the Week

Ethan Happ, Wisconsin

January 2nd

Young Curry

Player of the Week
Trae YoungTrae Young
Trae Young - Oklahoma

January 1st

Any Given Saturday

Conference play has begun and this is the second most important time of the basketball season: Big East play. Villanova suffered their first loss of the season to a gritty Butler team and has Xavier right on their tail. There are several other teams playing well and vying for a top spot by the regular season’s end and will have to prove it over the next couple months.

Player of the Week

Kelan Martin, F, Senior, Butler Bulldogs

December 28th, 2017

Cruising

Player of the Week

December 26th

Sheriff Bullock

Big East Blog: Week 6 (12/16 – 12/22)

Player of the Week

Rodney Bullock, F, Senior, Providence Friars