CHARLESTON, W.Va. -- West Virginia University junior Juwan Staten was named the Big 12 men's basketball player of the week Monday.
Staten, a 6-foot-1, 190-pound guard, averaged 25.0 points, 7.0 assists and 4.0 rebounds in leading the Mountaineers to wins over Baylor and Kansas State last week.
Staten hit the winning shot on a reverse layup with 3.1 seconds left in a 66-64 win at Baylor. The Dayton, Ohio, native followed that up with a career-high 35 points and tied the school record for made free throws in an 81-71 home decision over Kansas State. Staten hit 18 of 21 from the charity stripe.