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Weekly awards

Updated: November 21, 2011, 4:30 PM ET
By Dick Vitale | ESPN.com

PLAYER OF THE WEEK: Tony Mitchell, Alabama

He averaged 19 points and 9.7 rebounds in three games as the Tide won the Puerto Rico Tip-Off.

TEAM OF THE WEEK: Mississippi State

Rick Stansbury's Bulldogs beat a pair of ranked teams at Madison Square Garden, getting past Texas A&M and Arizona.

COACH OF THE WEEK: Mike Krzyzewski, Duke

He passed his mentor, the General, Robert Montgomery Knight on the all-time win list with number 903.

DIAPER DANDY OF THE WEEK: Kevin Pangos, Gonzaga

He had 33 big points, hitting nine trifectas in a win over Washington State.

CO-SHOCK OF THE WEEK: Presbyterian over Cincinnati and Long Beach State over Pittsburgh

The Bearcats were stunned at home and held in check. The Panthers saw a 58-game home win streak against non-conference foes end as Casper Ware led the 49ers to the upset.

Dick Vitale

College Basketball analyst
Dick Vitale, college basketball's top analyst and ambassador, joined ESPN during the 1979-80 season. His thorough knowledge of the game is brought forth in an enthusiastic, passionate style. Vitale also contributes columns to ESPN.com.