Selden Earns Big 12 Weekly Honor
IRVING, Texas – Kansas guard Wayne Selden Jr. has been named the Phillips 66 co-Big 12 Player of the Week the league office announced Monday. Selden earned the honor in a vote by a media panel which covers the league and won the accolade along with Iowa State’s Monté Morris.
Selden was named co-MVP of the Maui Invitational after averaging 19.3 points as the Jayhawks won the title. The Roxbury, Massachusetts junior shot 66.7 percent from the field, including 70.6 percent from 3-point range, while adding 4.3 rebounds and 3.3 assists per contest. He had his top performance in the championship game, matching his career-high with 25 points in a victory over No. 19 Vanderbilt. Selden scored at least 15 points in each victory in Maui and leads Kansas with 17.0 points per game. He earned co-MVP honors with teammate Frank Mason III.
This is the second weekly honor for Selden from the conference office. He was named Big 12 Newcomer of the Week on Jan. 13, 2014, during his freshman season.
Morris averaged 16 points, 7.7 assists and four rebounds on his way to earning Emerald Coast Classic Most Outstanding Player honors.
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