BIG EAST Men's Basketball Honors - Feb. 14


The BIG EAST Conference has named St. John's guard Dwight Hardy and Cincinnati forward Sean Kilpatrick the winners of the league's weekly men's basketball honors for the week-ending Feb. 13.

Hardy was tabbed as BIG EAST Player of the Week after he averaged a BIG EAST-leading 25.5 points and shot 53.1 percent from the field (17-of-32), 60.0 percent from 3-point range (9-of-15) and 100 percent from the free throw line (8-of-8) in a 2-0 week. He scored a career-high 33 points with four rebounds and three assists in an 89-72 win against No. 10/9 Connecticut and had a game-high 18 points in a 59-57 win at Cincinnati.
Kilpatrick takes BIG EAST Rookie of the Week honors for the second time this season after leading the Bearcats in scoring in both games of a 1-1 week.  He scored 19 points and had five assists and four rebounds in a 71-68 victory at DePaul.  In a 59-57 loss to St. John's, Kilpatrick had 15 points.  For the season, the freshman from White Plains, N.Y. is averaging 10.1 ppg in a sixth-man role for the Bearcats.
BIG EAST Player of the Week
DWIGHT HARDY, St. John's, G, Sr.

BIG EAST Rookie of the Week
SEAN KILPATRICK, Cincinnati, G, Fr.

BIG EAST Honor Roll
Chris Wright, Georgetown, G, Sr.
Averaged 13.0 points, 7.0 assists and 4.5 rebounds in a 2-0 week, helping the Hoyas extend their winning streak to eight games. 
Kyle Kuric, Louisville, G, Jr.
Averaged 25.5 points and 5.5 rebounds and 2.5 assists in a 1-1 week. Had 28 points and six rebounds in an 89-79 overtime loss at Notre Dame.
Carleton Scott, Notre Dame, F, Jr.
Averaged 14.5 points, 9.5 rebounds, 2.0 assists and 2.0 blocks in a 2-0 week, leading the Irish to their sixth and seventh straight wins.
Brad Wanamaker, Pittsburgh, G, Sr.
Averaged 16.0 points and 6.5 rebounds in two road wins against top-25 teams. Had 21 points in a 57-54 win at Villanova.
Jonathan Mitchell, Rutgers, F, Sr.
Averaged 24.5 points and 6.5 rebounds in a 1-1 week. Had 25 points in a 77-76 win against Villanova, including a four-point play in the final second.