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Big East Blog | Tajh Jenkins

Mon, 01/19/2015
Player of the Week Sterling Gibbs - Seton Hall (G, Jr., 6-2, 185, Scotch Plains, N.J.) Sterling GibbsGibbs is a HUGE reason for No. 21 Seton Hall’s resurgence this season. Sure, you can couple that with head coach Kevin Willard’s recruitment of big-time freshman Isaiah Whitehead, but...
Mon, 01/12/2015
Player of the Week Daniel Ochefu - Villanova (F, Jr., 6-11, 254, Baltimore, Md.) Daniel OchefuDominant inside presence? That’s an understatement when it comes to explaining the play of Daniel Ochefu in two Villanova games this week. In the Wildcats’ first loss of the season, a 61...
Sun, 01/04/2015
Player of the Week Sterling Gibbs - Seton Hall (G, Jr., 6-2, 185, Scotch Plains, N.J.) Sterling GibbsGibbs had a standout performance in Seton Hall’s Big East season-opening 78-67 win over No. 15 St. John’s. The junior guard tallied a team-high 25 points and a season-high eight...
Fri, 12/26/2014
Player of the Week Kris Dunn - Providence (G. So., 6-3, 205, New London, Ct.) Kris DunnDunn has been playing at an elite level as of late. After missing the majority of his first two years with the Friars due to numerous injuries, the former Top 30 recruit is finally showing why Providence head...
Thu, 12/18/2014
Player of the Week Rysheed Jordan - No. 20 St. John’s (G, So., 6-4, 185, Philadelphia, Pa.) Rysheed JordanAfter three games in which he struggled to find a rhythm in his new role off the bench, Jordan had a breakthrough. In St. John’s 74-53 win over Fordham, he led all scorers as he...
Fri, 12/12/2014
Player of the Week DAngelo Harrison - No. 24 St. John’s (G, Sr., 6-4, 204, Missouri City, Tx.) D'Angelo HarrisonAfter an impressive 69-57 road victory over rival Syracuse, the St. John’s Red Storm returned to the national rankings on Monday for the first time since 2011,...
Thu, 12/04/2014
Player of the Week (chosen from a team that played at least two games from Nov. 29 - Dec. 3) Myke Henry - DePaul (F, Jr., 6-6, 226, Chicago, Ill.) Myke HenryDePaul forward Myke Henry led the Blue Demons to two consecutive convincing victories this week over Stanford and Northern Illinois. The...
Sun, 11/30/2014
Player of the Week LaDontae Henton - Providence (F, Sr., 6-6, 215, Lansing, Mich.) LaDontae HentonAs the Providence Friars sit at 5-0 to start the season, their senior power forward, LaDontae Henton, has made a strong case for recognition as the Big East’s best player. Henton has taken over...
Thu, 03/06/2014
Player of the Week Doug McDermottDoug McDermott McDermott continued to push himself up the Division 1 career-scoring list last week, scoring at least 25 points in all three of Creighton’s games. Against Marquette on Feb. 19, the forward scored 25 points on 9-of-12 shooting and grabbed eight...
Mon, 02/24/2014
Player of the Week Doug McDermottDoug McDermott Anytime you pass Larry Bird on a list, you know you’ve had a good week. McDermott tied a career-high with 39 points against No. 6 Villanova on Feb. 16, passing the former Celtics great for 13th on the Division 1 career scoring ranks. The...