Dec. 16, 2013
BIG EAST PLAYER OF THE WEEK
Kellen Dunham, G, Butler
Dunham poured in a game-high 25 points to lead Butler past Purdue 76-70 in the Crossroads Classic in Indianapolis, Ind. The sophomore shot 8-of-16 from the floor and grabbed four rebounds. He also had 15 points in 19 minutes in a 100-41 victory over Manchester. Dunham is second in the BIG EAST in scoring with a 19.3 average.
BIG EAST ROOKIE OF THE WEEK
Billy Garrett, Jr., G, DePaul
Garrett, Jr. takes rookie honors after averaging 15.5 points, 4.5 rebounds and 2.5 assists in a win over Florida Atlantic and an overtime victory overtime over Chicago State. He had eight of DePaul's 15 points in OT against Chicago State.
BIG EAST Weekly Honor Roll
Cleveland Melvin, F, DePaul
Averaged 18.5 points, 8.5 rebounds and 2.0 blocks in a 2-0 week.
Davante Gardner, F, Marquette
Produced his sixth career double-double with 20 points and 11 boards in an 86-50 win over IUPUI.
Sterling Gibbs, G, Seton Hall
Averaged 16.5 points and went 17-of-18 from the foul line in a 1-1 week.
Darrun Hilliard, G, Villanova
Contributed 21 points and four assists in a 73-52 win over La Salle.
Justin Martin, F, XavierHad 17 points in a 64-47 win against Cincinnati and averaged 11.0 points in a 2-0 week.