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Big East Players in the NBA: December 17th

What a night from the Big East pros Wednesday. FIVE Big East alums scored 20 points or more last night.

David Richard-USA TODAY Sports

Butler

Shelvin Mack (Atlanta Hawks): 24 PTS, 3 AST, 2 REB, 7-8 FG (6-6 3PT)

Gordon Hayward (Utah Jazz): 29 PTS, 7 AST, 6 REB, 9-13 FG (4-5 3PT)

Creighton

Kyle Korver (Atlanta Hawks): 4 PTS, 5 REB, 1 AST, 1 STL, 1 BLK

DePaul

Wilson Chandler (Denver Nuggets): 23 PTS, 6 REB, 8-17 FG (5-10 3PT)

Georgetown

Jeff Green (Boston Celtics): 16 PTS, 2 REB, 1 AST, 1 STL, 6-14 FG

Roy Hibbert (Indiana Pacers): 7 PTS, 3 REB, 3-10 FG

Greg Monroe (Detroit Pistons): 4 PTS, 5 REB

Marquette

Dwyane Wade (Miami Heat): 42 PTS, 4 REB, 3 AST, 12-19 FG (16-21 FT)

Wesley Matthews (Portland Trailblazers): 11 PTS, 3 REB, 5-8 FG

Jae Crowder (Dallas Mavericks): 2 PTS, 1 REB, 1 STL

St. John's

Maurice Harkless (Orlando Magic): 3 PTS, 2 REB, 1 AST

Villanova

Kyle Lowry (Toronto Raptors): 20 PTS, 12 AST, 7-13 FG (2-3 3PT)

Xavier

David West (Indiana Pacers): 17 PTS, 10 REB, 2 STL, 8-15 FG

Line of the Night

Dwyane Wade (Miami Heat): 42 PTS, 4 REB, 3 AST, 12-19 FG (16-21 FT)

In all honesty, there is no one true Line of the Night from the Big East. Tons of guys put in work last night. Kyle Lowry contributed a double-double in Toronto's win over Brooklyn (Masai Ujiri and the rest of T-Dot likely used a few expletives after the victory). Shelvin Mack was lights out in Cleveland as the Hawks downed LeBron and the Cavs. Gordon Hayward put up near triple-dub numbers over Miami, but it was Dwyane Wade scoring almost half of the Heat's points last night that was enough to give him the upper hand, just slightly. D-Wade had his biggest scoring night in close to four years Wednesday, but when you trail by 17 in the first quarter, its hard to recover as a team, no matter how strong of a game you get from an individual.