D`Angelo Harrison earns a third Big East Honor Roll award, recognizing him for his high scoring play. His scoring and defensive ability (taking charges, playing solid and aggressive defense) was key against NJIT, where he led the team in a second-half resurgence on both sides of the ball. D`Angelo continues to carry the team as he learns how to be an on-court leader.
Harrison scored 47 points on 30 shots and shot 5/13 from beyond the arc (38%) in this week's two games.
On the season, Harrison is averaging 21.8 points per game. His shooting percentages: 50.6% from inside the three-point arc; 37.7% outside the three-point line, 83.7% from the free throw line.
The full list of this week's Big East awards:
Big East Player of the Week
JAMES SOUTHERLAND, Syracuse, F, Sr.
Big East Rookie of the Week
JAMES ROBINSON, Pittsburgh, G, Fr.
Big East Honor Roll
CLEVELAND MELVIN, DePaul, F, Jr.
Averaged 25.5 points and 8.0 rebounds in a 2-0 week. Scored a career-high 30 points in a win against Fairfield.
ERIC ATKINS, Notre Dame, G, Jr.
Averaged 14.5 points, 7.5 assists and 2.5 steals in a 2-0 week. Had 16 points, four assists and three steals in a win against No. 8 Kentucky.
KADEEM BATTS, Providence, F, Jr.
Averaged 19.5 points, 7.0 rebounds and 2.0 blocks in a 2-0 week. Had a career-high 32 points in a win against Mississippi State.
D’ANGELO HARRISON, St. John’s, G, So.
Averaged 23.5 points and 5.0 rebounds in a 2-0 week. Had 26 points and six rebounds in a win against South Carolina.
ANTHONY COLLINS, USF, G, So.
Had 17 points and 10 assists with two steals in a win against Georgia. Has had double-figure assists in three straight games.