Burks named Big 12 Player of the Week

Colorado sophomore Alec Burks earned the Big 12 Conference Player of the Week award for his 36-point outing against Missouri, the league announced today.

Alec Burks finished Saturday's game with 36 points, eight rebounds, two assists and a steal in 34 minutes of work.

It was an efficient performance for the Colorado star. Burks scored those points on 12 0f 19 shooting. He also made 9 of 11 free throws.

It is the first Player of the Week award from the conference this season for Burks, who is one of the top three scorers in the Big 12 so far this season.

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