Milwaukee – Freshman guard Duane Wilson of the Marquette University men’s basketball team has been named the BIG EAST Rookie of the Week, the league office announced Monday afternoon.
Wilson helped MU to a 3-1 record and third-place finish at the Orlando Classic by averaging 17.3 points, 2.3 rebounds and 1.8 assists per game in the four games last week. He shot 47.7 percent (21-of-44) from the field overall and 19-of-22 (.864) from the free throw line. His week was highlighted by a career-best 30-point effort in the win over Tennessee.
Marquette returns to action on Saturday, Dec. 6 at 11:30 a.m. CT when the team hosts rival Wisconsin at the BMO Harris Bradley Center.