Dec. 30, 2013
BIG EAST PLAYER OF THE WEEK
Matt Stainbrook, C, Xavier
Stainbrook registered game highs of 21 points and 10 rebounds in a 68-53 win against Wake Forest in the Musketeers' only game of the week. He shot 9-of-12 from the floor. For the season, Stainbrook is averaging 11.2 points and 8.5 rebounds. His rebound average ranks third in the BIG EAST.
BIG EAST ROOKIE OF THE WEEK
Billy Garrett, Jr., G, DePaul
Garrett, Jr. hit a short jumper as time expired to give the Blue Demons a 57-56 victory at Northwestern. For the game, he scored nine points, dished four assists and blocked two shots.
BIG EAST HONOR ROLL
Khyle Marshall, F, Butler
Scored a game-high 21 points in a 66-48 win against NJIT. Shot 8-of-10 from the floor and grabbed five rebounds.
Doug McDermott, F, Creighton
Had 24 points, six rebounds and four assists in a 90-58 win against Chicago State.
Bryce Cotton, G, Providence
Had a game-high 24 points, five rebounds and five assists in a 69-67 overtime loss at Massachusetts.
Eugene Teague, F, Seton Hall
Scored 18 points on 7-of-8 shooting and grabbed 11 rebounds in a 90-58 win over Lafayette.
James Bell, G, Villanova
Posted a game-high 25 points, including six 3-pointers, in a 78-62 loss at No. 2/2 Syracuse.