Garrett named co-Big 12 Newcomer of the Week
IRVING, Texas – Kansas freshman Marcus Garrett has been named the co-Big 12 Newcomer of the Week, the conference announced Monday.
Voted on by a media panel which covers the league, Garrett recorded a double-double with 10 points and 10 rebounds in Kansas’ 92-56 win against Tennessee State on Nov. 10. The Dallas guard was 4-for-6 from the field, had two assists and two steals as he started the contest. His double-double was the first in a Jayhawk debut since the 2003-04 season.
Garrett shared the honor with Texas forward Mohamed Bamba. Oklahoma guard Trae Young was named the Big 12 Player of the Week.
No. 4/3 Kansas (1-0) will play No. 5/4 Kentucky (2-0) in the State Farm Champions Classic at the United Center in Chicago on Tuesday, Nov. 14, at 8:30 p.m. (Central) on ESPN.
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