Originally written on Fox Sports Kansas City  |  Last updated 2/13/12
IRVING, Texas Kansas center Jeff Withey has been selected Phillips 66 Big 12 Player of the Week, for games of Feb. 7-12 in voting by a panel of media covering the league. It is the first conference weekly accolade for Withey and sixth time in 2011-12 that a Jayhawk has earned Big 12 Player of the Week honors. Withey had a career week as Kansas won at No. 6 Baylor (68-54) and against Oklahoma State (81-66). The 7-0 San Diego, Calif., junior began with a career-best 25 points to go along with five rebounds and three blocks at Baylor. He made 8-of-10 (.800) shots from the floor in that game. He then grabbed a career-high 20 rebounds versus Oklahoma State to go along with 18 points and seven blocks. Withey is the second Big 12 player to grab at least 20 boards in a game this season joining Kansas junior teammate Thomas Robinson who had 21 rebounds against North Dakota (1231). Withey shot 60.9 percent from the floor on the week, while connecting at a .789 clip from the free-throw line....
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