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December 10th

Battle Tested

Player of the Week

Tyus Battle, Syracuse Orange

December 6th

True Marksman

Player of the Week

Markus Howard, G, Junior, Marquette Golden Eagles

Markus HowardMarkus HowardFor the second time on this young Big East season, Markus Howard dazzled enough to make Player of the Week. And it’s really no surprise.

Long Arm of the Law

Player of the Week

Cheat Code

Player of the Week

December 5th

Mean Green Machine

Player of the Week

Nick Ward, Michigan State

Nick WardNick WardThe big fella is starting to look utterly dominant at the college level. A routine dispatching of Rutgers in MSU’s conference opener was paced by 20 from Ward but he followed that up with a dazzling 26 against 18th ranked Iowa on a perfect 10/10 from the floor. All told, Ward accrued 46 points on 68% shooting in a pair of Spartans victories to open conference play.

December 2nd

Duke's Driving Force

The ACC-Big Ten Challenge ended in a draw as each conference posted 7 wins in the three-day span. Louisville, Duke, Florida State, Syracuse, and Virginia tallied another impressive win to their resumes. Other conference contenders such as North Carolina, NC State, and Virginia Tech were unable to get the job done.

Player of the Week

RJ Barrett, Duke Blue Devils

November 30th

Undercover of the Night

Pac-12 Player of the Week

Robert Franks, Washington State

Robert FranksRobert FranksAnother West Coast player whose exposure is minimized on a national level due to playing for a lesser televised team that plays a good deal of their games after everyone on the Eastern time zone has hit the sheets.

November 29th

Cats Back on Track

Player of the Week

Dhamir Cosby Roundtree, F, Sophomore, Villanova Wildcats

Dhamir Cosby-RoundtreeDhamir Cosby-RoundtreeOverall, it was kind of a slow week of Big East basketball. With multiple teams playing in neutral site tournaments over the past week and weekend, many teams had breaks from the start of the week all the way to the weekend. But with those tournaments brought some Big East champions, like St. John’s, Creighton and Butler.

Rising Tech Stock

Player of the Week

Jarrett Culver, Texas Tech

November 28th

Man on a Mission

Player of the Week

Carsen Edwards, Purdue