Archive - Nov 20, 2018 - Blog entry

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Scoring Machine

With just a little over a week in the books for the Big East, there are many takeaways. Each team has at least two games played and many things happened that were expected, surprising and flat out amazing. With such a small sample size thus far, it’s tough to distinguish many player’s performances from the others, but here are the biggest takeaways from the first week.

Player of the Week

Markus Howard, G, Junior, Marquette Golden Eagles

The Lagerald Vick Experience

Player of the Week

Lagerald Vick, Kansas

Lagerald VickLagerald VickAfter having a subpar outing versus Michigan State on opening day, the senior guard was able to come back with back-to-back impressive performances to cap off this week's slate of games.

During the 84-68 victory over Vermont, Vick poured 32 points on 12-14 shooting, including a perfect 8-8 from three point land.

Fresh Start

Player of the Week

DeAndre Hunter, Virginia

DeAndre HunterDeAndre HunterOn Friday night, the Virginia Cavaliers obliterated Coppin State in a 57 point beatdown—the program's third largest margin of victory. It should be no surprise that Virginia is the conference’s best defensive team once again. But if the team continues to shoot lights out like it did on Friday, the Cavaliers are the team that every ACC opponent hopes to avoid.