With two honor rolls already under his belt this season, Marshon Brooks stepped it up even more this past week on his way to BIG EAST Player of the Week honors.
The BIG EAST Conference has named Providence forward Marshon Brooks and Marquette guard Vander Blue the winners of the league’s men’s basketball honors for the week-ending Dec. 12.
Brooks was named BIG EAST Player of the Week after he averaged 31.3 points and 8.7 rebounds in a 2-1 week for the Friars. He shot 53.2 percent from the floor and 43.5 percent from 3-point range. Brooks scored 33 points twice, in wins over Alabama (82-70) and Brown (91-64). In an 88-86 loss at Boston College, he recorded 28 points and 10 rebounds. For the season, the native of Stone Mountain, Ga., is averaging 22.9 points, which is second in the BIG EAST, and 8.7 rebounds.
Brooks is currently #10 in the nation in scoring at 22.9 points per game, and has currently scored the most total points in all of college basketball.