Trevon Bluiett named Big East Conference Player of the Week for the second straight week

Courtesy of GoXavier.com

CINCINNATI — Xavier University junior guard Trevon Bluiett has been named BIG EAST Conference Player of the Week for the second straight week.

Bluiett averaged 20.0 points, 7.0 rebounds, 3.0 assists and 1.0 steals in addition to scoring decisive baskets in Xavier victories over Seton Hall and at No. 22/22 Creighton. Bluiett scored 24 points, including the game-winning basket with 4.4 seconds left, in a 72-70 victory over Seton Hall this past Wednesday. On Saturday, Bluiett’s back-to-back 3-pointers late in the game put Xavier ahead to stay in an 82-80 win at Creighton. He finished the game with 16 points.

Bluiett ranks second in the BIG EAST Conference in scoring at 18.6 ppg., second in 3-point field goals made per game (2.6) and ninth in rebounding at 6.0 rpg.

This is Bluiett’s second BIG EAST Player of the Week honor this season and the fourth of his career. In addition, Bluiett has been named on the BIG EAST Weekly Honor Roll four times this season.

Xavier, 17-6 overall and 7-3 in the BIG EAST, hosts DePaul on Wednesday night.

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