Senior guard Cade Davis (Oklahoma) and freshman forward Tristan Thompson (Texas) have been named the Phillips 66 Big 12 Player and Rookie of the Week, respectively, for games of February 28-March 6 in voting by a panel of media covering the Conference. It is the first honor this year for Davis and fourth for Thompson, which ties for the sixth-most by a freshman in Big 12 history.
PLAYER OF THE WEEK
Cade Davis, Oklahoma, Sr., G, 6-5, 209, Elk City, Okla./Elk City
Davis surpassed the 20-point plateau in both outings last week as the Sooners split games with Texas Tech (84-58) and Oklahoma State (64-61). The senior guard scored 21 points and grabbed three rebounds at Texas Tech before following with a game-high 22 points and team-best six rebounds versus Oklahoma State. He shot 51.7 percent (15-of-29) from the field in two games and converted 11 free throws with three assists. Davis has scored in double digits in six straight contests, including 20 points or more four times. During that span, he has shot 50 percent or better on three occasions.
ROOKIE OF THE WEEK
Tristan Thompson, Texas, Fr., F, 6-8, 230, Brampton, Ontario/Findlay Prep [Nev.]
Thompson averaged 22.5 points and led the Longhorns in scoring in both contests as Texas dropped a 75-70 decision to Kansas State and won at Baylor, 60-54. The freshman had double-doubles in both games, posting 26 points with 10 rebounds versus KSU and 19 points and 13 boards at BU. He shot 66.7 percent from the field in the two outings while connecting on 13 free throws with six blocked shots. Thompson is third in the Big 12 this season with seven double-doubles while ranking first in blocks (70) and second in rebounding (7.7 per game).
2010-11 Phillips 66 Big 12 Men's Basketball Weekly Awards
|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.|
|Feb. 14||Marcus Morris, Kansas, F, Jr.||Tristan Thompson, Texas, F, Fr.|
|Feb. 21||Jacob Pullen, Kansas State, G, Sr.||Jake Anderson, Iowa State, G, Sr.
Andre Almeida, Nebraska, C, Jr.
|Feb. 28||Alec Burks, Colorado, G, So.||Perry Jones III, Baylor, F, Fr.|
|March 7||Cade Davis, Oklahoma, G, Sr.||Tristan Thompson, Texas, F, Fr.|