Darius Johnson-Odom Named Big East Player Of The Week, Moe Harkless Rookie Of The Week

The Big East just released their Player of the Week, Rookie of the Week and Honor Roll for men's basketball. Darius Johnson-Odom of the Marquette Golden Eagles won Player of the Week. Maurice Harkless of the St. John's Red Storm was named Rookie of the Week.

PROVIDENCE, R.I. -- The BIG EAST Conference has named Marquette guard Darius Johnson-Odom and St. John's forward Moe Harkless the winners of the conference's weekly men's basketball honors for the week-ending Jan. 29.

Johnson-Odom was named BIG EAST Player of the Week after he averaged 21.5 points, 6.0 rebounds, 3.0 assists and 2.0 steals in a 2-0 week for Marquette, helping the Golden Eagles to reach sole possession of second place in the BIG EAST standings. He scored 17 points with six boards and two steals in a 67-47 win against USF and scored a game-high 26 points with six rebounds, five assists and two steals in an 82-78 win at Villanova. Johnson-Odom has been Marquette's leading scorer in each of the Golden Eagles' last five games and has helped his team to a six-game winning streak.

Harkless was tabbed as BIG EAST Rookie of the Week after he averaged 26.5 points and 13.0 rebounds in two games for St. John's, including a 30-point, 13-rebound effort in an 83-76 loss at No. 8/6 Duke. He began the week by scoring 23 points with 11 rebounds in a 78-62 win against West Virginia. Harkless enters the week averaging 16.6 points per game, which leads all BIG EAST freshmen and ranks seventh overall.

BIG EAST Player of the Week
DARIUS JOHNSON-ODOM, Marquette, G, Sr.

BIG EAST Rookie of the Week

MOE HARKLESS, St. John's, F, Fr.

BIG EAST Honor Roll

Jerian Grant, Notre Dame, G, So.
Averaged 13.0 points, 5.0 rebounds and 5.0 assists in road wins against Seton Hall and No. 24/19 Connecticut.

Nasir Robinson, Pittsburgh, F, Sr.
Averaged 18.5 points, 7.5 rebounds and shot 72.7 percent from the field (16-of-22) in a 2-0 week. Scored 23 points on 9-of-9 shooting in a 72-60 win against No. 9/10 Georgetown.

LaDontae Henton, Providence, F, Fr.
Averaged 22.5 points and 9.0 rebounds in two games. Set Providence's freshman scoring record with 33 points in an 81-76 loss at USF.

Kris Joseph, Syracuse, F, Jr.
Averaged 15.0 points and 6.5 rebounds in wins against Cincinnati and West Virginia.

Kevin Jones, West Virginia, F, Sr.
Averaged 23.0 points and 11.0 rebounds in two games. Has registered seven consecutive 20-point games.

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