Victor Rudd earns Big East Player of Week

USF forward Victor Rudd was named the Big East Player of Week after averaging 22.5 points and 11.5 rebounds in a pair of victories for the Bulls.

On Sunday, the BIG EAST Conference named USF forward Victor Rudd the Big East Player of the week honors for the week-ending Dec. 23.

The Bulls Victor Rudd earned the BIG EAST Player of the Week after averaging 22.5 points and 11.5 rebounds in a pair of victories for the Bulls.

During an 87-84 triple-overtime win against Bowling Green, Rudd scored a season-high 29 points while hitting a game-tying 3-pointer with four seconds left in regulation and scoring the final three points in the final seconds of the third overtime.

The USF junior also recorded 16 points and a career-high 16 rebounds in a 72-54 win against Youngstown State.

BIG EAST Player of the Week
VICTOR RUDD, USF, F, Jr.
BIG EAST Rookie of the Week
Omar Calhoun, Connecticut, G, Fr. BIG EAST
Honor Roll
Sean Kilpatrick, Cincinnati, G, Jr. Averaged 18.5 points and 6.5 rebounds in victories against Xavier (60-45) and Wright State (68-58).
Ryan Boatright, Connecticut, G, So. Averaged 23.5 points while shooting 70.8 from the field and 58.3 percent from 3-point range in a 2-0 week.
Otto Porter, Georgetown, F, So. Recorded 16 points, 13 rebounds and three assists in an 81-68 win against American.
Jack Cooley, Notre Dame, F, Sr. In a 3-0 week, averaged 17.3 points and 12.0 rebounds. Shot 79.2 percent from the floor and 82.3 from the line.
BRYCE COTTON, Providence, G, Jr. Averaged 27.0 points, which included a 33-point game at Boston College, in a 1-1 week.

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