St. John’s guard Shamorie Ponds has been tabbed BIG EAST Player of the Week and Marquette forward Joey Hauser has been named BIG EAST Freshman of the Week. Ponds led the Johnnies to a 2-0 week and Hauser made strong contributions in a 1-1 week for the Golden Eagles. Both players win weekly honors for the second time this season.
BIG EAST Freshman of the Week
Joey Hauser, Marquette, F, Fr. – Hauser averaged 16.5 points and 5.0 rebounds in two contests. The freshman helped the Golden Eagles beat Xavier 70-52 with 18 points on 6-of-10 shooting from the floor and five rebounds. For the week, he shot 63.2 percent from the field and 4-of-5 from beyond the arc. For the season, the 6-9 forward is averaging 10.5 points and 6.1 rebounds.
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