For the first time in his career, Oklahoma State senior guardMarkel Brown was named the Big 12 Conference's Player of the Week, it wasannounced today by the league office.
Brownaveraged 18.5 points and 6.5 rebounds as Oklahoma State recorded wins overDelaware State (75-43) and Colorado (78-73). The senior guard turned inhis top performance against the No. 20 Buffaloes, recording his third careerdoubledouble with 23 points and 11 rebounds. He also had 14 points in thewin over DSU.
For theweek, Brown shot 61.1 percent (11-of-18) and connected on 14-of-17 (.824)from the free throw line while adding four assists, three steals and justtwo turnovers in 59 minutes. The scoring effort versus CU moved him intothe top 20 on the OSU career scoring list.
Brown isthe second Cowboy to receive all-conference weekly honors this season. MarcusSmart was named the Big 12's Player of the Week on Nov. 25 for his effortsagainst nationally ranked Memphis.
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