Brooks, Murray, Weisner and Carleton all had great weeks (again) to earn the NC-Double-Eh honors …

Mississauga, ON's Dillon Brooks. (PHOTO: Samuel Marshall/Emerald)

Mississauga, ON’s Dillon Brooks. (PHOTO: Samuel Marshall/Emerald)

NC-Double-Eh Men’s Player of the Week – Dillon Brooks, Oregon

Dillon Brooks continues with his stellar sophomore season playing huge in two wins for Oregon.  In the victories he averaged 19.5 points, 7 rebounds, 3.5 assists and a steal in 33.5 minutes to earn NC-Double-Eh Player of the Week.

In Oregon’s big 89-81 win over then #21 ranked USC Jan. 21 Brooks put up 14 points, 7 rebounds, 4 assists and 2 steals in 30 minutes.

In the Ducks’ 86-72 win over UCLA Jan. 23, Brooks had one of his best games of the year putting up 25 points, 7 rebounds, 3 assists and 1 block in 37 minutes. He went 10-of-21 from the floor, 3-of-9 from the three and 2-of-3 from the line.

For the year, Brooks is averaging 16.2 points, 6.5 rebounds, 3.1 assists, 1.1 steals in 33.3 minutes. He’s shooting 47.5% from the floor and 80% from the stripe.

Honorable Mention: Chris Boucher, Oregon – 17 ppg, 9.5 rpg, 3 bpg, 30.5 mpg in two wins.

 

Kitchener, ON's Jamal Murray. (PHOTO: USA Today)

Kitchener, ON’s Jamal Murray. (PHOTO: USA Today)

NC-Double-Eh Men’s Newcomer of the Week – Jamal Murray, Kentucky

Jamal Murray is looking like the star people thought he was to start the season.  In Kentucky’s two conference wins last week he averaged 18.5 points, 7 rebounds, 1.5 assists, 2 steals and a block in 36.5 minutes to earn Southeastern Conference Freshman of the Week along with our NC-Double-Eh Newcomer of the Week.

In Kentucky’s 80-66 win over Arkansas Jan. 21, Murray went for 19 points, 7 rebounds, 1 assist, 1 steal, 1 block in 37 minutes.

In the Wildcats’ 76-57 win over Vanderbilt Jan 23 Murray had 18 points, 7 rebounds, 2 assists, 3 steals and a block in his 36 minutes.  He also shot 7-of-13 from the field, including 3-of-6 from the arc.

On the season, Murray is averaging 17.8 points, 4.6 rebounds, 2.4 assists, 1.2 steals in 34.1 minutes.  He’s shooting 42.4% from the floor, 37.9% from the trey and 76.8% from the line.

Honorable Mention: Chris Boucher, Oregon – 17 ppg, 9.5 rpg, 3 bpg, 30.5 mpg in two wins.  

 

Clarkston, WA's Jamie Weisner. (PHOTO: Randy L. Rasmussen/The Oregonian)

Clarkston, WA’s Jamie Weisner. (PHOTO: Randy L. Rasmussen/The Oregonian)

NC-Double-Eh Women’s Player of the Week – Jamie Weisner, Oregon St

Jamie Weisner continues to be the sparkplug for the Oregon St Beavers.  In her two games last week she averaged 18.5 points, 5 rebounds, 2 assists and a steal in 31 minutes in two wins to earn her second consecutive NC-Double-Eh Player of the Week.

In Oregon St’s 62-3 win over Utah Jan. 22 Weisner had 23 points, 6 rebounds, 3 assists, 2 steals, 1 block in 33 minutes.  She was 7-of-17 from the field, 3-of-7 from behind the arc and a perfect 6-of-6 from the line.

In the Beavers’ 61-47 win over Colorado two days later Weisner had 14 points, 4 rebounds, 1 assists in 29 minutes.  She shot 5-of-9 from the floor, including 2-of-2 from the three, and 2-of-4 from the line.

For the season, Weisner is averaging 16.8 points, 5.4 rebounds, 1.9 assists and 1 steals in 30.2 minutes.  She’s shooting 49.2% from the floor, 41.4% from the trey and 89.6% from the line.

Honorable Mention:  Emily Potter, Utah – 19.5 ppg, 12 rpg, 1 spg, 1 blk, 33.5 mpg in two games.

 

Chatham, ON's Bridget Carleton. (PHOTO: Max Goldberg, Iowa State Daily)

Chatham, ON’s Bridget Carleton. (PHOTO: Max Goldberg, Iowa State Daily)

NC-Double-Eh Women’s Newcomer of the Week – Bridget Carleton, Iowa St

Bridget Carleton is continuing her excellent freshman campaign playing more like a senior.  In Iowa St’s two games last week she averaged 11 points, 7.5 rebounds, 1 steal, 1 block in 41 minutes to earn her third Big 12 Freshman of the Week and second straight NC-Double-Eh Newcomer of the Week.

In Iowa St’s 79-76 road loss to Oklahoma St Jan. 20, Carleton had her third double-double of the season going for 13 points and 10 rebounds while adding 2 steals in her 42 minutes.

In the Cyclones’ 77-61 loss to Baylor Jan. 23 Carleton had 9 points, 5 rebounds, 1 assist and 2 blocks in 40 minutes of action.

On the year Carleton is averaging 12.9 points, 6.2 rebounds, 1.2 assists, 1 steal and 1.1 blocks in 32.3 minutes.  She’s shooting 39.4% from the field, 38.7% from the three line and 81.8% from the stripe.

Honorable Mention:  Ashley Polecek, Central Florida – 10 ppg, 2.5 rpg, 1.5 apg, 1 spg, 21.5 mpg in two games.

Ray Bala

Written by Ray Bala

Can Ball Ray has been a freelance writer for a few years and Canadian basketball junkie since the he found out Rowan Barrett was heading to St. John's on a full ride. He's spent many sleepness nights and many billable hours searching and tracking the many Canucks that play basketball online. When he's not writing about the game in Canada he's looking for new basketball sneakers or searching for vintage Nike Flight suits online ... or changing diapers.

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