Monday, February 7, 2011

Lamb, Walker Honored

Jeremy Lamb was named Big East Rookie of the Week for a second straight week after averaging 16 points in two games for the Huskies. Lamb has reached double figures in seven consecutive games for UConn.

On the season, Lamb is averaging 10.1 points on 49-percent shooting to go along with 4.8 rebounds. In Big East games, Lamb has upped his totals to 12.7 points per game on 52-percent shooting. He’s also averaging 5 rebounds per game in conference action.

Also, Kemba Walker has been named one fo the final 10 candidates for the 2011 Bob Cousy Award, given annually to college basketball's top point guard. An original list of 70-plus candidates made up of players from around the country was trimmed by a Hall of Fame appointed, nationally based committee to 20 and has now narrowed that list to a final ten.

Beginning Feb. 8, via the Bob Cousy Award’s website – – fans will be able to vote for the top point guard. The player that receives the most fan votes will receive one vote toward the final committee vote. Fan voting will run one month – beginning Feb. 8 and will conclude March 8.

2011 Bob Cousy Award Finalists:

Norris Cole Cleveland State

Corey Fisher Villanova

Jimmer Fredette BYU

DJ Gay San Diego State

Brandon Knight Kentucky

Demetri McCamey Illinois

Mickey McConnell St. Mary’s

Nolan Smith Duke

Isaiah Thomas Washington

Kemba Walker Connecticut

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Anonymous Steroids UK said...

I voted for Brandon Knight :-)

February 9, 2011 at 7:35 AM 

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