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Big Wins Lead To Honors For Evans, Jackson
February 20, 2017

Two of the hottest teams in the Big 12, Oklahoma State (winners of eight of the last nine) and Kansas (won six of seven), boast this week’s Phillips 66 Big 12 Player and Newcomer of the Week. Jawun Evans was selected for player accolades for the third time this year. Josh Jackson wins top newcomer honors for the sixth time. The six newcomer honors for Jackson are tied for the third-most in a season in conference history, while his eight combined weekly awards overall ranks third all-time in league history.

Jawun Evans, Oklahoma State, G, So., Dallas, Texas

  • Led OSU to two wins with some late-game heroics, combining for 26 points on 11-of-14 (.786) shooting in the final eight minutes of the two contests.
  • Averaged 21.5 points, 10.5 assists and 4.0 rebounds while adding five steals.
  • Scored 16 straight Oklahoma State points in the final 6:36 of the Cowboys’ victory over Oklahoma.

Josh Jackson, Kansas, G, Fr., Detroit, Mich.

  • Averaged 15.0 points and 6.0 rebounds as the Jayhawks defeated two top 10 opponents.
  • Had his ninth double-double of the season with 14 points and 11 boards in the win over West Virginia.
  • Recorded 16 points - including four dunks - to go along with four blocked shots in a victory at Baylor.


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.

 January 23  Johnathan Motley, Baylor, F, Jr.  Jarrett Allen, Texas, F, Fr.
 January 30  Jawun Evans, Oklahoma State, G, So.  Josh Jackson, Kansas, G, Fr.

 February 6  Deonte Burton, Iowa State, G, Sr.  Lindy Waters III, Oklahoma State, G, Fr.
     Alex Robinson, TCU, G, Jr.

February 13  Josh Jackson, Kansas, G, Fr.  Manu Lecomte, Baylor, G, Jr.

February 20  Jawun Evans, Oklahoma State, G, So.  Josh Jackson, Kansas, G, Fr.
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