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Kane, Foster Earn First Menís Basketball Honors In 2014
January 06, 2014
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Senior DeAndre Kane (Iowa State) and freshman Marcus Foster (Kansas State) have been named the first 2014 winners of Big 12 men’s basketball weekly awards.  It is the second straight player honor for Kane and his fourth overall weekly accolade this season, while Foster is recognized for the first time.

PHILLIPS 66 BIG 12 PLAYER OF THE WEEK
DeAndre Kane, Iowa State, G, Sr., 6-4, 195, Pittsburgh, Pa./The Patterson School/Marshall University
Kane helped Iowa State tie a school record with its 13th consecutive win as the Cyclones defeated Northern Illinois (99-63) and won at Texas Tech (73-62).  The senior guard opened the week by narrowly missing a triple-double when he finished with 16 points, a season-high 12 assists and eight rebounds against NIU.  He followed that with 15 points, six assists and two boards in the victory in Lubbock.  Kane shot 61.5 percent from the field in two games while making 14-of-21 (.667) free throws.  He also totaled six steals in the two outings.

PHILLIPS 66 BIG 12 NEWCOMER OF THE WEEK
Marcus Foster, Kansas State, G, Fr., 6-2, 200, Wichita Falls, Texas/Hirschi
Foster led K-State to wins over a pair of one-loss teams as the Wildcats topped George Washington (72-55) and No. 6 Oklahoma State (74-71).  The freshman guard averaged 16.0 points and 5.5 rebounds on 52.2 percent (12-of-23) shooting.  He started with 15 points versus the Colonials before posting 17 points and a season-high eight boards against the Cowboys.  Foster had four assists for the week and has now scored in double figures in a team-leading 12 contests.  He has led K-State in scoring a team-best seven times in 2013-14.

2013-14 Phillips 66 Big 12 Men’s Basketball Weekly Awards

  Player Newcomer
Nov. 11 Naz Long, Iowa State, G, So. DeAndre Kane, Iowa State, G, Sr.
    Ryan Spangler, Oklahoma, F, So.
Nov. 18 Melvin Ejim, Iowa State, F, Sr. Andrew Wiggins, Kansas, G, Fr.
  Perry Ellis, Kansas, F, So.  
Nov. 25 Marcus Smart, Oklahoma State, G, So. DeAndre Kane, Iowa State, G, Sr.
Dec. 2 Cory Jefferson, Baylor, F, Sr. Joel Embiid, Kansas, C, Fr.
Dec. 9 Dustin Hogue, Iowa State, F, Jr. Kenny Chery, Baylor, G, Jr.
    Ryan Spangler, Oklahoma, F, So.
Dec. 16 Georges Niang, Iowa State, F, So. Jordan Woodard, Oklahoma, G, Fr.
Dec. 23 Markel Brown, Oklahoma State, G, Sr. Tarik Black, Kansas, F, Sr.
Dec. 30 DeAndre Kane, Iowa State, G, Sr. Nathan Adrian, West Virginia, F, Fr. 
Jan. 6 DeAndre Kane, Iowa State, G, Sr. Marcus Foster, Kansas State, G, Fr.
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