Pitt forward Nasir Robinson was named to the Big East's weekly honor roll, in contention for the league's award for Player of the Week for his play last week.â†µ
Robinson averaged 14.5 points, 7.5 rebounds, and two assists per game in the Panthers' wins over DePaul and Syracuse last week. Those numbers were buoyed by Nas' 21 points and seven rebounds against Syracuse. Robinson was the second Pitt player in as many weeks to be named to the honor roll after center Gary McGhee received the honor last week.â†µ
Georgetown's Austin Freeman won the Player of the Week award after socring 28 points on 10-13 shooting from the field in a game against Seton Hall. Providence's Gerard Coleman was named Rookie of the Week. Other Big East players named to the weekly honor roll were UConn guard Jeremy Lamb, Notre Dame guard Ben Hansbrough, Providence forward Marshon Brooks, and Villanova guard Corey Fisher.