NEW YORK – Marquette guard Markus Howard has been named BIG EAST Player of the Week and Villanova guard Justin Moore has been selected BIG EAST Freshman of the Week. Howard set the scoring record at the Orlando Invitational while helping the Golden Eagles to a runner-up finish. Moore was a standout in Villanova’s victory over Philadelphia Big 5 rival La Salle.
BIG EAST Player of the Week
Markus Howard, Marquette, G, Sr. – Howard averaged 32.3 points in a 2-1 week for the Golden Eagles at the Orlando Invitational.