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Big 12 Blog | David Ray

Thu, 12/13/2012
Player of the Week Ben McLemore Ben McLemoreMcLemore has quickly become the class of the Big 12 as both a player and certainly as an NBA prospect. He was excellent against a very good Colorado team that features a talented wing of their own in Andre Roberson. He’s showing improved aggression...
Wed, 11/28/2012
Player of the Week: Jeff Withey, Kansas It’s hard not to give player of the week to the guy who just recorded his first career triple double with his 16 pint 12 rebound 12 block game against San Jose State Monday night. The 12 blocks were a career high for Withey, and it was his second career...
Thu, 11/22/2012
Marcus SmartPlayer of the Week: Marcus Smart, Oklahoma State It was a great week for both Oklahoma State and their star freshman guard Smart. They had three nice wins, in which he played a huge role in all of them. He hit two key FT’s to seal the game in OT against Akron, then had 17 9 and 3...
Wed, 11/14/2012
Player of the Week Pierre JacksonPierre Jackson, Baylor Jackson was given a lot of hype this offseason and was picked as the favorite to be the conference player of the year. He hasn’t disappointed as he started the 2012-2013 season by getting a double-double with 14 points and 12 dimes...
Mon, 03/05/2012
Big 12 Player of the Year: Thomas Robinson, Kansas Thomas RobinsonAbsolutely dominated college basketball this season. His 18.0 and 11.9 rebounds per game brought Kansas yet another Big 12 regular season crown, and have him in the running for 2012 National Player of the Year. Big 12 Defensive...
Fri, 02/17/2012
Player of the Week Jeff Withey, Kansas Jeff WitheyThe Kansas Jayhawks are rolling with junior center Jeff Withey playing consistently. Since a loss to the Missouri Tigers on February 4th, a fire seems to have been lit under the 7-footer. He scored 25 points and grabbed 5 rebounds in a win...
Sun, 02/05/2012
Player of the Week Michael Dixon, Missouri Michael DixonThe Missouri Tiger's sixth man didn't start the game on the floor for Mizzou on Monday against Texas, but he was definitely there for the finish. His lay-up with 31 seconds left propelled his team to a 67-66 victory over the Longhorns,...
Sun, 01/29/2012
Player of the Week LeBryan Nash, Oklahoma State LeBryan NashThe physically imposing freshman finally had his "coming out party" this week in an upset victory over #2 Missouri. In the 79-72 victory, he dazzled the Cowboys crowd on his way to 27 points on 12-18 shooting from the field. He...
Fri, 01/20/2012
Player of the Week Rodney McGruderRodney McGruder, Kansas State The Washington D.C. native is starting to play up to his ability, and that's a great sign for anyone who follows Wildcat basketball. The 6'4" shooting guard scored 19 points, grabbed 10 rebounds, and handed out four assists in a...
Mon, 01/16/2012
Player of the Week Thomas RobinsonThomas Robinson, Kansas The junior is continuing his dominating season. It's safe to say that nobody in America can stop the man-child. This week, he had another set of dominating contests against Big 12 opponents. In an 11 point victory over the Oklahoma...