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Big East Blog | Tajh Jenkins

Mon, 01/27/2014
Player of the Week Bryce Cotton Bryce Cotton Prior to scoring 18 points against Butler on Jan. 21, Cotton had scored 20 or more points in eight consecutive games. In a 81-68 win over No. 20 Creighton on Jan. 18, the senior guard finished with 23 points on 7-of-18 shooting. He also dished out six...
Tue, 01/21/2014
Player of the Week Doug McDermott Doug McDermottAs conference play began at the start of the month, so did McDermott’s push for national player of the year. In two games last week, the senior led Creighton to wins over Xavier and Butler, combining for 63 points in the pair of victories....
Tue, 01/14/2014
Player of the Week Semaj ChristonSemaj Christon Xavier nearly let a 12-point second half advantage over Marquette slip away in their Jan. 9 game, but the all-conference point guard made sure the Golden Eagles left Cincinnati with a loss. Christon scored a career-high 28 points in the 86-79...
Sun, 01/05/2014
Player of the Week Tyler HarrisTyler Harris, Providence The sophomore has shown in the last week why he has been a projected future first round NBA draft pick recently. Although the Friars fell to No. 23 UMass on Dec. 28, Harris played one of his best all-around games of the year, scoring 16...
Sun, 12/29/2013
Player of the Week D'Angelo HarrisonDAngelo Harrison The St. John’s guard continued his streak of impressive performances as he powered the Red Storm with 29 points in a win over Youngstown St. on Dec. 21. Harrison shot 9-for-15 (60 percent) from the field against the Penguins, including 5-...
Sun, 12/22/2013
Player of the Week Kellen DunhamKellen Dunham The sophomore led Butler to a 76-70 over in-state rival Purdue on Dec. 14, finishing with a game-high 25 points on 8-of-16 shooting. Dunham also pulled down four rebounds for the Bulldogs in the victory. The guard also went for 15 points and five...
Fri, 12/13/2013
Doug McDermottPlayer of the Week Doug McDermott The leader of a 7-2 Creighton team, McDermott had another standout week as the Bluejays went 2-0. In limited (22) minutes against Long Beach State, the forward dropped 21 points on 5-of-11 shooting, while making all nine of his attempts from the...
Sat, 12/07/2013
Player of the Week James Bell James BellVillanova’s rise in recent polls has a lot to do with James Bell’s performance in last week’s Battle 4 Atlantis tournament. The guard led the Wildcats to an upset over then-No. 2 Kansas on Nov. 29 and averaged 14.5 points over the week. In...
Sat, 11/30/2013
Player of the Week Doug McDermottDoug McDermott – In what may begin to play out like a broken record, Mr. McDermott wins the award for the second week in a row after a strong performance in front of scouts in Southern California at the Wooden Legacy. This weekly award may have to be renamed...
Sun, 11/24/2013
Player of the Week Doug McDermott Creighton Doug McDermottThe preseason All-American is showing that his success on the court the past two seasons can translate to any conference in the nation, leading the Big East with 25.7 points per game. The incredibly efficient scorer is shooting 55.8 percent...