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Weekly awards

Updated: January 23, 2012, 11:28 AM ET
By Dick Vitale | ESPN.com

PLAYER OF THE WEEK: Kevin Jones, West Virginia

He averaged 25.5 points and 10 rebounds in wins over Marshall and Cincinnati.

TEAM OF THE WEEK: Florida State

Leonard Hamilton's team scored an impressive win over Maryland and then snapped Duke's 45-game home win streak on a Michael Snaer trifecta.

COACHES OF THE WEEK: Frank Haith, Missouri and Bill Self, Kansas

Haith's Tigers beat Texas A&M by 19 before winning at Baylor. The Jayhawks knocked off the Bears too, then won at Texas.

DIAPER DANDY OF THE WEEK: Jarnell Stokes, Tennessee

He scored 16 points while grabbing 12 boards in a win over Connecticut. Earlier in the week, he almost had a double-double at Georgia.

SHOCK OF THE WEEK: Notre Dame over Syracuse

The Irish handed the Orange their first loss of the season as Mike Brey's team scored a major surprise.

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.