Three University of Connecticut players have been awarded Big East weekly honors.
Freshman guard Jeremy Lamb was honored for the second straight week, named Big East Rookie of the week, after scoring a game high 22 points and having five steals in Wednesday’s game against Syracuse at the XL Center, and ten points and seven rebounds against Seton Hall on Saturday. He has reached double figures in seven consecutive games for the Huskies.
For the season, he is averaging 10.1 points and 4.8 rebounds per game, and 12.7 points and 5 rebounds in Big East action.
For the women’s team, Maya Moore has been chosen Big East Player of the Week and Stefanie Dolson Big East freshman of the week .
Moore earned the honor for the seventh time this season, and the eleventh time in her career. She averaged 31.5 points, 10 rebounds and 6.5 assists per game last week in UConn games against third-ranked Duke and ninth ranked DePaul. She became the NCAA’s all-time record holder with 135 games during her career in which she scored in double figures.
Dolson averaged 14.5 points and 9.0 rebounds per game and shot 72.2 percent from the field in the Huskies’ defeat of Duke and DePaul. She leads the Big East in field goal shooting percentage, at 63.9 percent.