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Big East Blog | Tajh Jenkins

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...
Fri, 03/08/2013
Player of the Week DeAndre Daniels, Connecticut DeAndre DanielsWhile the deteriorating Huskies continue to fall short, Daniels continues to stake his claim as a player to be reckoned with in 2013-2014. The multi-skilled 6’8 forward has played 42 minutes per game over his last three,...
Sun, 03/03/2013
Player of the Week Otto Porter, Georgetown Otto PorterPorter is well deserving of the abundant national veneration heading his way. The sophomore literally carried the Hoyas to a victory at the Carrier Dome, scoring 33 of his team’s 57 points, hitting 12 of their 19 field goals and 5 of their...
Sat, 02/23/2013
Player of the Week: DVauntes Smith Rivera, Georgetown D'Vauntes Smith-RiveraThe stocky freshman scored a career-high 33 points off the bench in a home drubbing of DePaul. Smith-Rivera connected on 10/12 field goals, 5/6 three-pointers and 8/10 free throws in a comprehensive offensive outing....
Sun, 02/17/2013
Player of the Week Jerian Grant, Notre Dame Jerian GrantBefore the Irish were able to close out Louisville in the 5th overtime, about an hour earlier they needed to erase a seven-point deficit in the final minute of regulation. Jerian Grant provided that spark with a 12-point explosion in a span of...
Sat, 02/09/2013
Player of the Week CJ Fair, Syracuse CJ FairThe smooth southpaw has been ultra-consistent for most of the season, and has now scored in double figures in 12 straight contests. He didn’t alter course this week. Fair scored 20 points in a defeat at Pittsburgh and scored 18 points and grabbed...
Tue, 02/05/2013
Player of the Week: Vander Blue, Marquette Vander BlueThe athletic two-guard has lifted his game substantially as a junior on an inexperienced roster. Blue scored a career-high 30 points in a home victory over South Florida, knocking down 13 of 20 shots and grabbing six boards. After hitting only 4...