Found February 04, 2013 on Sox and Dawgs:
For the second time this season, UConn Huskies men's basketball point guard Shabazz Napier has been named Big East Player of the Week. Here's the release from UConn: STORRS --- After leading the UConn men’s basketball team to a pair of overtime victories last week, junior guard Shabazz Napier (Roxbury, Mass.) has been selected as the BIG EAST Player of the Week for Feb. 4. It is the second time this season that Napier has earned the league honor. He was also named BIG EAST Player of the Week on Nov. 19 after leading the Huskies to a 4-0 start to the season. In addition, Napier has been named to the BIG EAST weekly Honor Roll on three separate occasions. Last Thursday, Napier scored 8 points in overtime, including a three-pointer, to spark UConn to an 82-79 win at Providence. For the game, Napier scored 18 points and handed out 3 assists as he shot 4-of-5 from the floor and a perfect 3-of-3 from three-point range. Sunday against the University of South Flo...
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