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Creighton guard Marcus Foster St. John’s guard Shamorie Ponds win Big East Player and Freshman of the Week awards

Repeat winners on both fronts.

NCAA Basketball: Creighton at Arizona State Joe Camporeale-USA TODAY Sports

Marcus Foster and Shamorie Ponds have won the Big East Player and Freshman of the Week awards.

The Creighton junior and St. John’s freshmen were both honored by the Big East Conference on Monday afternoon.

Both players have won already this season, with Foster being the Player of the Week for the last week of November, and Ponds being Freshman of the Week multiple times, including last week.

Foster had a strong showing in Creighton’s victory over Arizona State this week. He had 29 points, 17 of which came in the second half, and went 10-18 from the field. He also filled other categories on the stat sheet, grabbing four rebounds and dishing out three assists.

Ponds, meanwhile, nearly recorded a triple-double in St. John’s drubbing of Syracuse. The freshman guard had 21 points, seven assists, six rebounds, and four steals.