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December 16th

Point Break

Player of the Week

Jarrod Uthoff, Iowa

December 14th

Punt or Play

Player of the Week

Kevin Punter 6'2 (Tennessee)

Kevin PunterKevin PunterThe 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.

December 13th

Cavalier Attitude

Player of the Week

Anthony Gill - Virginia (F, Sr., 6-8, 230, High Point, NC)

Head of the Class

Player of the Week

Ben Simmons (LSU)

Ben SimmonsBen Simmons43 points, 14 rebounds, seven assists, five steals and three blocks.

Ben Simmons is playing out of his mind right now for LSU; and it seems anything less than these types of displays from the 6'10" Australian mean a potential loss for the Tigers.

York City

Player of the Week

Gabe York - Arizona

December 11th

Sparkplug

Player of the Week

Kendrick Nunn, Illinois

Kendrick NunnKendrick NunnAnd for only the second time this season, the Illinois Fighting Illini have strung together back-to-back wins, and since a troubling 2-3 start that included a pair of losses (and two close calls) to mid-major opponents. But since the return of Kendrick Nunn, Illinois has gone 3-2 with the two losses coming to very good teams in Iowa St. and Notre Dame.

December 6th

Freshman Standout

Player of the Week:

Dedric LawsonDedric LawsonDedric Lawson - Memphis - F - Fr.

Dunn Deal

Player of the Week

Kris Dunn Providence

Allentown

Player of the Week

Grayson Allen - Duke (G, So., 6-5, 205, Jacksonville, FL)

Grayson AllenGrayson AllenThe senior guard continues to step up for the Duke Blue Devils on a nightly basis. Duke went 2-0 this week and reached the top of the ACC standings behind a pair of solid performances from the Jacksonville, Florida native. Through both games, he averaged 19.0 points on 58 percent shooting, 5.0 rebounds and 2.5 assists.

Feeling Blue

Player of the Week

Thomas Welsh - UCLA