Two players from teams vying to be the No. 1 team in the nation - Johnathan Motley (Baylor) and Josh Jackson (Kansas) - have been named the latest Phillips 66 Big 12 Player and Newcomer of the Week. Motley is recognized for the second time this year, while Jackson earns a weekly accolade for the fourth time in 2016-17.
PHILLIPS 66 BIG 12 PLAYER OF THE WEEK
Johnathan Motley, Baylor, F, Jr., Houston, Texas
- Posted double-doubles in both outings while leading Baylor to wins over Iowa State and Oklahoma State.
- Averaged 13.0 points, 11.0 rebounds and 2.0 blocks.
- Shot 66.7 percent (10-of-15) from the field in two contests.
- Scored six straight points to start second half versus OSU, helping Bears take a 31-30 lead after trailing by six at the break.
PHILLIPS 66 BIG 12 NEWCOMER OF THE WEEK
Josh Jackson, Kansas, G, Fr., Detroit, Mich.
- Recorded 19.5 points and 9.5 rebounds per game as KU defeated K-State and Texas Tech.
- Shot 53.3 percent from the field while adding seven assists, four blocks and three steals.
- Finished with a game-high 22 points versus the Wildcats, his third outing with 20 points or more this season.
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.|