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Jackson, Clyburn Earn Final Men's Basketball Weekly Honors
March 10, 2013
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Guards Pierre Jackson (Baylor) and Will Clyburn (Iowa State) have been named the final Big 12 Player and Rookie of the Week for the 2012-13 season. It is Jackson's second player honor this year while Clyburn is named top rookie for the fourth time.

PHILLIPS 66 BIG 12 PLAYER OF THE WEEK
Pierre Jackson, Baylor, G, Sr., 5-10, 180, Las Vegas, Nev./Desert Pines/College of Southern Idaho

Jackson averaged 25.0 points, 9.0 assists and 4.5 rebounds in Baylor's two games last week. The senior guard started with 22 points and eight assists in 39 minutes of action at Texas. He then had his seventh career double-double with a game-high 28 points and 10 assists in the Bears' win over No. 3 Kansas. It was the first victory for BU over a top three opponent since 1990 (Arkansas). Jackson made 11-of-13 shots from the field against the Jayhawks and finished the week shooting 60.0 percent from the field. He also converted 8-of-10 (.800) free throws in two games to go along with 18 assists against only five turnovers.

PHILLIPS 66 BIG 12 ROOKIE OF THE WEEK
Will Clyburn, Iowa State, G, Sr., 6-7, 210, Detroit, Mich./Romulus/Marshalltown CC
Clyburn averaged 23.5 points and 7.5 rebounds in leading Iowa State to two victories - their fourth and fifth wins in the last seven games. The senior guard recorded back-to-back 20 point outputs, finishing with 20 points on 7-of-10 shooting versus No. 13 Oklahoma State before following with a 27-point performance in ISU's win at West Virginia. He made 14-of-23 (.609) shots in the two games, while also grabbing 23 rebounds with six assists and three steals. The four rookie awards for Clyburn in 2012-13 tie for the sixth-most in a season in Big 12 history.

2012-13 Phillips 66 Big 12 Men's Basketball Weekly Awards


Player Rookie
Nov. 12 Cory Jefferson, Baylor, F, Jr. Isaiah Austin, Baylor, C, Fr.
Nov. 19
Le'Bryan Nash, Oklahoma State, G/F, So. Marcus Smart, Oklahoma State, G, Fr.
Nov. 26
Travis Releford, Kansas, G, Sr. Amath M'Baye, Oklahoma, F, Jr.
Dec. 3 Jeff Withey, Kansas, C, Sr. Will Clyburn, Iowa State, G, Sr.
Dec. 10 Rodney McGruder, Kansas State, G, Sr. Aaric Murray, West Virginia, C, Jr.
Dec. 17 Melvin Ejim, Iowa State, F, Jr. Isaiah Austin, Baylor, C, Fr.
Dec. 24 Rodney McGruder, Kansas State, G, Sr. Ben McLemore, Kansas, G, Fr.
Dec. 31 Jaye Crockett, Texas Tech, F, Jr. Amath M'Baye, Oklahoma, F, Jr.
Jan. 7 Rodney McGruder, Kansas State, G, Sr. Marcus Smart, Oklahoma State, G, Fr.
Jan. 14 Ben McLemore, Kansas, G, Fr. Georges Niang, Iowa State, F, Fr.
Jan. 21 Rodney McGruder, Kansas State, G, Sr. Ben McLemore, Kansas, G, Fr.
Jan. 28 Pierre Jackson, Baylor, G, Sr. Will Clyburn, Iowa State, G, Sr.
Feb. 4 Marcus Smart, Oklahoma State, G, Sr. Will Clyburn, Iowa State, G, Sr.
Feb. 11 Connell Crossland, TCU, F, Sr. Marcus Smart, Oklahoma State, G, Fr.
Feb. 18

Jeff Withey, Kansas, C, Sr.
Angel Rodriguez, Kansas State, G, So.

Marcus Smart, Oklahoma State, G, Fr.
Feb. 25 Jeff Withey, Kansas, C, Sr. Josh Gray, Texas Tech, G, Fr
Mar. 4 Elijah Johnson, Kansas, G, Sr. Ben McLemore, Kansas, G, Fr.
Mar. 11 Pierre Jackson, Baylor, G, Sr. Will Clyburn, Iowa State, G, Sr.

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