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Big East Weekly Awards: Kelan Martin named Player of the Week, Omari Spellman Freshman of the Week

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Butler Bulldogs senior Kelan Martin and Villanova freshman Omari Spellman have been named the Big East’s Player and Freshman of the Week, respectively.

The conference released the news Monday afternoon.

In Butler’s two victories over the weekend, Martin excelled. He scored 20 points in each game, and grabbed 14 rebounds in the Bulldogs’ victory over Princeton Sunday evening.

Spellman, meanwhile, was excellent in Villanova’s lone game of the week, a 75-60 victory over Columbia. Spellman had 11 points and 11 rebounds in 23 minutes of action.