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Big 12 Blog | David Ray

Tue, 11/25/2014
Player of the Week Buddy Hield - Oklahoma Buddy HieldOklahoma’s junior swingman, Buddy Hield opened his 2014-15 season with a bang last week. Hield scorched Southeast Louisiana for 25 points which included a red hot 7 for 7 shooting night from beyond the arc. His long range outburst broke...
Mon, 03/17/2014
Player of the Week DeAndre KaneDeAndre Kane - Iowa State So far this season, the Iowa State Cyclones have entered two tournaments, won them both, and DeAndre Kane has walked away with a pair of tournament MVPs. The Diamondhead Classic was his first, and now Kane has been named the Most...
Sun, 03/09/2014
Player of the Week Marcus Smart - Oklahoma State Marcus SmartOklahoma State has been showing signs of life again, and just in the nick of time. Their sophomore point guard, Marcus Smart, has taken the reins and sparked a three game winning streak since returning from his three game suspension....
Sat, 03/01/2014
Andrew Wiggins - Kansas Andrew WigginsAs the Big 12’s most prolific freshman scorer, Andrew Wiggins showed his ability to produce in two very different types of games this week. In a knockdown, drag out, grinding game in Lubbock, Wiggins produced steadily, and in the process hit the game...
Wed, 02/19/2014
Player of the Week Perry Ellis - Kansas Perry EllisOne of Kansas’ steadiest performers, Perry Ellis, enjoyed possibly his best week of production this season over the past seven days. Despite a losing effort by Kansas on Tuesday, Ellis notched a 19 point 11 rebound double double and followed...
Wed, 02/12/2014
Player of the Week Melvin Ejim - Iowa State Before I get too far into this piece, I want to reiterate that these are not, I repeat, these are not video game numbers. Saturday afternoon, against TCU, Melvin Ejim scored 48 points on 20-24 shooting, including 2 for 2 from three, and 6 forMelvin Ejim 6...
Tue, 02/04/2014
Player of the Week Juwan Staten - West Virginia Juwan StatenJuwan Staten lead West Virginia to two key conference victories this week against two teams once ranked in the top 25. Staten posted a pair of excellent games including a 35 point outing against K-State on Saturday, and a near double...
Tue, 01/28/2014
Player of the Week Andrew Wiggins - Kansas Andrew WigginsIt has taken to the end of January for Andrew Wiggins to make his first appearance as player of the week, but Kansas’ freshman swingman strung together a pair of great games in wins over #24 Baylor and TCU week. Wiggins capped his week...
Fri, 01/24/2014
Player of the Week Naadir Tharpe - Kansas Naadir TharpeGuard play, outside shooting, and consistency at the point guard position have been constant criticisms throughout Kansas’ 2013-2014 season. This week KU point guard Naadir Tharpe caught fire and seemingly directly addressed all of these...
Tue, 01/14/2014
Player of the Week Marcus Smart - Oklahoma State Marcus SmartWith his fellow conference point guards DeAndre Kane and Juwan State, getting a lot of attention lately for their well rounded play, the Big 12’s resident star point guard was not about to let himself be overshadowed. Marcus Smart...