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December 21st

Swan Again

Player of the Week

Caleb Swanigan, Purdue

Menace to ACC Society

Player of the Week

Dennis Smith Jr. - NC State

December 20th

A Christmas Carroll

Another week of college basketball is behind us, as we inch closer to conference play in the Big 12. It was another relatively slow week in college basketball as almost all schools are now on winter break. There were a few good games this week, but most teams are at the softest portion of their schedule. Dominant performances were hard to come by, as many top players saw shortened minutes because of blowouts. For that reason, we will be going a little under the radar for our player of the week.

Player of the Week

December 19th

The Natural

Player of the Week

Michael Porter 6’10 215 SF – Nathan Hale 2017 (Washington)

Michael PorterMichael PorterThe versatile Michael Porter helped Nathan Hale to two impressive victories. He scored 34 points defeating Chief Sealth, also getting help from teammates Jontay Porter and PJ Fuller with 19 and 18 points respectfully. Porter also scored 35 points and grabbed 21 rebounds to beat Rainier Beach.

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Holiday Season

Player of the Week

December 17th

Hungry Like the Wolf

Player of the Week

Cam Oliver, F, Sophomore, Nevada Wolfpack

December 15th

So Close

Over the past week, college basketball seemed as if it was at a standstill because of finals so there has been a lack of quality games and games in general. Most power five teams were matched up with cupcakes before they ran into the brunt of their non-conference schedule or were resting up before conference play began. Well, North Carolina scheduled Tennessee who has not been as competitive as they have been in the past couple years and that they would cruise to an easy “W” in Chapel Hill.

December 14th

Bro Kode

Player of the Week

Bronson Koenig, Wisconsin

December 13th

Ballers

Player of the Week

LiAngelo Ball

December 12th

Gunnin' for that #1 Spot

We’re heading to the home stretch of non-conference play in college basketball, which means breaks for finals and the holidays. Unfortunately, that also means fewer games to watch and a limited slate of Big 12 games to talk about. With that said, some teams did a nice job of reinforcing their positions in the conference, while others continued to plummet. Two teams did their best to prove my preseason predictions wrong, and only one did so in a positive way.

Player of the Week

Josh Jackson, Kansas