After helping TCU move over .500 in Big 12 play for the first time, Vladimir Brodziansky has been named the Phillips 66 Big 12 Player of the Week. Top newcomer honors are shared by Josh Jackson (Kansas) and Jarrett Allen (Texas). It marks the first awards this season for Brodziansky and Allen, while Jackson earns his fourth newcomer accolade and fifth weekly recognition overall.
PHILLIPS 66 BIG 12 PLAYER OF THE WEEK
Vladimir Brodziansky, TCU, F, Jr., Prievidza, Slovakia
- Averaged 22.0 points, 10.0 rebounds and 3.0 blocks to lead TCU to two wins for the week.
- Finished 20-of-28 (.714) from the field, including converting his first 3-pointer of the season.
- His game-high 25 points led the Frogs to their first win over Iowa State in 20 years.
PHILLIPS 66 BIG 12 NEWCOMERS OF THE WEEK
Josh Jackson, Kansas, G, Fr., Detroit, Mich.
- Recorded 18.0 points, 7.5 rebounds and 2.5 steals per game in two Jayhawk victories.
- Top game was versus Oklahoma State as he notched his fourth double-double with 20 points and 11 boards.
- Has four outings with 20 points or more this season, including two in conference play.
Jarrett Allen, Texas, F, Fr., Round Rock, Texas
- Had 18.5 points, 8.0 rebounds and 2.0 blocks per contest for the Longhorns last week.
- Made 14-of-21 (.667) shots from the floor and 9-of-11 (.818) from the free throw line.
- Posted a career-high 19 points to go along with seven rebounds versus No. 9 West Virginia.
2016-17 Phillips 66 Big 12 Men’s Basketball Weekly Awards
|Date||Player of the Week||Newcomer of the Week|
|November 16||Frank Mason, Kansas, G, Sr.||Manu Lecomte, Baylor, G, Jr.|
|Jaylen Fisher, TCU, G, Fr.|
|November 21||Monte Morris, Iowa State, G, Sr.||Josh Jackson, Kansas, G, Fr.|
|November 28||Johnathan Motley, Baylor, F, Jr.|| Josh Jackson, Kansas, G, Fr.
|December 5||Manu Lecomte, Baylor, G, Jr.||Anthony Livingston, Texas Tech, F, Sr.|
|Jawun Evans, Oklahoma State, G, So.|
|December 12||Frank Mason, Kansas, G, Sr.|| Brandon Averette, Oklahoma State, G, Fr.
|December 19||Nazareth Mitrou-Long, Iowa State, G, Sr.||Jo Lual-Acuil Jr., Baylor, F, Jr.|
|December 27||Josh Jackson, Kansas, G, Fr.||Desmond Bane, TCU, G, Fr.|
|January 3||Landen Lucas, Kansas, C, Sr.||Manu Lecomte, Baylor, G, Jr.|
|January 9||Johnathan Motley, Baylor, F, Jr.|| Josh Jackson, Kansas, G, Fr.
|January 16||Vladimir Brodziansky, TCU, F, Jr.||Josh Jackson, Kansas, G, Fr.|
|Jarrett Allen, Texas, F, Fr.|