PROVIDENCE, R.I.—The American Athletic Conference announced its weekly men’s basketball honors for March 9.
PLAYER OF THE WEEK
Christian Vital, Sr., G, UConn
Vital averaged 27.0 points in a pair of wins while aiding the Huskies to the No. 5 seed in the conference tournament. The senior guard had 26 points and made eight consecutive free throws down the stretch to secure a 77-71 win over Houston before scoring 28 points in a road win at Tulane.
FRESHMAN OF THE WEEK
Precious Achiuwa, F, Memphis
Achiuwa averaged a double-double with 19.