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Pullen & Williams Garner Menís Basketball Weekly Accolades
February 07, 2011
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Senior Jacob Pullen (Kansas State) and junior Darrell Williams (Oklahoma State) have been named the Phillips 66 Big 12 Player and Rookie of the Week, respectively, for games of January 31-February 7 in voting by a panel of media covering the Conference.  It is the first weekly honor for both players this season and the second player award of Pullen’s career.     

PLAYER OF THE WEEK
Jacob Pullen, Kansas State, Sr., G, 6-1, 200, Maywood, Ill./Proviso East
Pullen averaged 19.5 points and 7.0 assists as Kansas State recorded wins over Nebraska (69-53) and at Iowa State (86-85).  The senior guard scored a team-high 18 points in the victory over the Huskers, along with six assists and two steals in 39 minutes.  He then scored a team-best 21 points (17 in the second half) with eight assists and two steals versus the Cyclones.  In that game, he recorded the Wildcats’ final five points, including the game-winning layup with 2.6 seconds remaining.  He shot 45.2 percent (14-of-31) in two outings for the week while making 8-of-11 (.727) from the free throw line.  Pullen leads K-State and ranks fourth in the Big 12 with 18.2 points per game this season. 

ROOKIE OF THE WEEK
Darrell Williams, Oklahoma State, Jr., F, 6-8, 255, Chicago, Ill./Dunbar
Williams averaged a double-double last week, posting 16.5 points and 12.5 rebounds per game in two Cowboy victories.  The junior forward finished with 15 points and 13 rebounds in a 76-70 win over No. 14 Missouri.  He then added a career-high 18 points and 12 rebounds in an 81-75 victory over in-state rival Oklahoma.  He shot 61.1 percent (11-of-18) in the two contests, while making 11-of-14 (.786) shots from the free throw line.  Williams also notched one assist, one block and four steals with just one turnover in 50 minutes of action.  He ranks second on his team and eighth in the Big 12 in rebounding with 7.3 boards per game.

2010-11 Phillips 66 Big 12 Men's Basketball Weekly Awards

Date Player Rookie
Nov. 15      Jordan Hamilton, Texas, G/F, So. Jake Anderson, Iowa State, G, Sr. 
Nov. 22 Jordan Hamilton, Texas, G/F, So. Perry Jones III, Baylor, F, Fr. 
Melvin Ejim, Iowa State, F, Fr.
Nov. 29 Marcus Morris, Kansas, F, Jr.  Ricardo Ratliffe, Missouri, F, Jr. 
Dec. 6 Marcus Denmon, Missouri, G, Jr. Ricardo Ratliffe, Missouri, F, Jr.  
Dec. 13 Marshall Moses, Oklahoma State, F, Jr.        Melvin Ejim, Iowa State, F, Fr. 
Dec. 20 Khris Middleton, Texas A&M, F, So.  Josh Selby, Kansas, G, Fr. 
Dec. 27 Markieff Morris, Kansas, F, Jr.  Tristan Thompson, Texas, F, Fr. 
Jan. 3 Marcus Denmon, Missouri, G, Jr.  Matt Pressey, Missouri, G, Jr. 
Jan. 10 Alec Burks, Colorado, G, So.  Jéan-Paul Olukemi, Oklahoma State, G/F, So.  
Jan. 17 Marcus Morris, Kansas, F, Jr.  Perry Jones III, Baylor, F, Fr.  
Jan. 24 Jordan Hamilton, Texas, G/F, So.  Tristan Thompson, Texas, F, Fr.  
Jan. 31 Mike Singletary, Texas Tech, F, Sr.  Josh Selby, Kansas, G, Fr. 
Feb. 7 Jacob Pullen, Kansas State, G, Sr. Darrell Williams, Oklahoma State, F, Jr.

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