Big 12 Weekly Awards: Griffin is POY
PLAYER OF THE WEEK
Blake Griffin, Oklahoma, F, So., 6-10, 251, Oklahoma City, Okla./Oklahoma Christian School
Griffin posted his 11th career double-double with 24 points and 18 rebounds in the Sooners' 83-54 victory over American. The sophomore forward connected on 9-of-11 (.818) field goals, including his first career 3-pointer. His rebound total was a career high and included 16 defensive boards - three less than the entire AU team. Griffin also recorded one assist, one block and one steal without committing a turnover.
ROOKIE OF THE WEEK
Toney McCray, Nebraska, G, Fr., 6-6, 205, Missouri City, Texas/Fort Bend Elkins
McCray played in his first game for NU after redshirting last season and helped the Cornhuskers to a 63-46 win over San Jose State. The freshman guard finished with 17 points and nine rebounds, both game highs. He shot 6-of-15 (.400) from the floor and made 5-of-8 from the charity stripe. He also had one block and one steal in 23 minutes of action.