Sheldon McClellan Receives Honorable Mention for the StatSheet Big 12 Player of the Week - December 31st, 2012

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Pierre Jackson from Baylor has won StatSheet's Big 12 Player of the Week for December 31st. Isaiah Austin from Baylor has earned StatSheet's Big 12 Freshman of the Week. And finally, Kansas's Naadir Tharpe is StatSheet's Big 12 6th Man of the Week.

Jackson was the Big 12 leader in scoring (26.0 pts per game). He also put up a strong showing in rebounding (2 per game), shooting (50%), and assists (6 per game). The Baylor senior played well in a loss to Gonzaga.

This is the first StatSheet Big 12 Player of the Week award for Pierre Jackson. The runner-up this week is junior Cory Jefferson from Baylor. Honorable mention goes to our own Sheldon McClellan.

StatSheet Big 12 Freshman of the Week: Baylor's Isaiah Austin

Isaiah Austin saw 30 minutes of playing time starting the only game for Baylor. In the loss to Gonzaga, Austin rang up 20 points and 8 rebounds.

This is the first StatSheet Big 12 Freshman of the Week honor for Isaiah Austin. The runner-up is our own Javan Felix. Honorable mention goes to Perry Ellis from Kansas.

StatSheet Big 12 6th Man of the Week: Kansas's Naadir Tharpe

Sophomore Naadir Tharpe, a 5-11 reserve guard, played 20 minutes during a single game for the Jayhawks. In a lopsided 89-57 win over American University, Tharpe got 9 points and 12 assists.

This is the first StatSheet Big 12 6th Man of the Week award for Naadir Tharpe. Gary Browne, a sophomore guard from West Virginia, is runner up. Jaye Crockett, a junior forward from Texas Tech, receives honorable mention. Texas players have not yet been named StatSheet Big 12 Player of the Week this season.

Weekly Leaders

  • Scoring: Pierre Jackson, Baylor: 26 PPG
  • Rebounding: Jaye Crockett, Texas Tech: 14 RPG
  • Assists: Naadir Tharpe, Kansas: 12 APG
  • Blocked Shots: Jeff Withey, Kansas: 4 BPG
  • Free Throws: Gary Browne, West Virginia: 10 PPG
  • Three Pointers: Travis Releford, Kansas: 5 TPG
  • Steals: Rodney McGruder, Kansas State: 4 SPG

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1 Kansas 25-10 14-4
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6 Baylor 26-12 9-9
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