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Weekly awards

Updated: November 28, 2011, 10:47 AM ET
By Dick Vitale | ESPN.com

PLAYER OF THE WEEK: Chace Stanback, UNLV

He had 28 points and 10 rebounds in the 90-80 stunner over #1 North Carolina.

TEAM OF THE WEEK: Missouri

I was so impressed with the Tigers as Frank Haith's team easily won the CBE Classic in Kansas City. Missouri was convincing in victories over Notre Dame and California.

COACH OF THE WEEK: Dave Rice, UNLV

In his first season coaching his alma mater, Rice led the Runnin' Rebels to the 90-80 win over the No. 1 Tar Heels.

DIAPER DANDY OF THE WEEK: Austin Rivers, Duke

He averaged 16 points per game in wins over Tennessee, Michigan and Kansas as the Blue Devils won the Maui Invitational.

CO-SHOCK OF THE WEEK: Campbell over Iowa and Central Florida over Connecticut

The Camels beat a team from a power conference for just the fourth time in school history, winning big at Iowa City, 77-61. Campbell shot 62.2 percent from the field as Eric Griffin scored 23 points. Donnie Jones' Central Florida squad snapped UConn's 16-game win streak dating back to last season by winning in the semifinals of the Battle 4 Atlantis.

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.