Seton Hall Pirates senior Desi Rodriguez and Villanova Wildcats freshman Omari Spellman have been named the conference’s player of the week and freshman of the week, respectively.
The Big East made the announcement early Monday afternoon.
Rodriguez led the Pirates to two ranked wins last week, defeating #22 Texas Tech and #17 Louisville. He averaged 26.5 ppg. and 7.5 rpg. over the two victories, while also supplying the game winner in Louisville.
DESI. RODRIGUEZ. ONIONS!!! @SetonHallMBB TAKES DOWN #17 Louisville 79-77!!! pic.twitter.com/BnPMbzgxAr— #BIGEASThoops (@BIGEASTMBB) December 3, 2017
Spellman continued his impressive freshman campaign last week, averaging 15 points and 9 rebounds in victories against Penn and St. Joes. He posted 16 points and 11 rebound on Saturday vs the Hawks. This is Spellman’s 2nd weekly honor.