Found February 06, 2013 on College Chalktalk:
Courtesy: Stephen Slade/UConn Coaches want to see three key things from their team’s anointed “leader”: - Define being a student-athlete. - Further the positive culture of the program. - And, makes plays! With UConn trailing by just one game in the loss column to league leaders, Syracuse and Marquette; a legitimate chance to capture the Big East regular season title is in the balance, and the Huskies’ 6-foot-1, sophomore guard Shabazz Napier (Last week’s Big East Player of the Week) is evolving into quite the leader.   A closer look… Define being a student-athlete: Despite UConn being ineligible for the post season, as a result of low Academic Progress Rate scores, Napier was recognized before last Sunday’s game against the University of South Florida for marking a GPA of 3.0 during the fall semester. Teammates R.J. Evans, Niels Giffey and Leon Tolksdorf were also cited for earning academic honors during the first semester. Further the positive culture of the program. “He’s [Napier]...

Shabazz Napier Named Big East Player of the Week

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...

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