Weekly awards

Updated: December 5, 2011, 11:19 AM ET
By Dick Vitale |

PLAYER OF THE WEEK: Tu Holloway, Xavier

He was Mr. Clutch as the Musketeers came back and beat Purdue. Earlier in the week, he contributed in a victory over Vanderbilt.


The young Wildcats scored a huge win over North Carolina at Rupp. That came after big blue put a hurting on St. John's.

COACH OF THE WEEK: Buzz Williams, Marquette

Williams had his Marquette team ready for a tough road test, winning at rival Wisconsin.

DIAPER DANDY OF THE WEEK: Anthony Davis, Kentucky

He had a great game against St. John's (15 points and a career-high 15 rebounds for his third double-double of the season and second consecutive).

SHOCK OF THE WEEK: Buffalo over Dayton

Buffalo gave Dayton its worst home loss since 1995. It was Buffalo's largest road victory in the Division I era, an 84-55 victory.

Dick Vitale

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