UConn Huskies men’s basketball junior point guard Kemba Walker was named to the Big East Weekly Honor Roll for the week-ending 2/20.

UConn's Kemba Walker keeps Julian Vaughn of Georgetown at arm's length as he drives to the basket for two of his game-high 31 points. Walker also dished out 10 assists and had seven rebounds in a 78-70 victory at the XL Center Wednesday night in Hartford.Walker averaged 23.5 points, 6.5 rebounds and 6.5 assists in UConn’s 1-1 week.

In the 78-71 win over the Georgetown Hoyas on Wednesday night, Walker had 31 points, seven rebounds and 10 assists. In that game, he made the play of the year when he passed the ball of the backboard to himself and then scored. In Friday night’s 71-58 loss to the Louisville Cardinals, Walker had 16 points, six rebounds and three assists. 

After six days off, Walker and the UConn men will return to action on Thursday night when they’ll host the Marquette Golden Eagles at the XL Center in Hartford, CT. Game time is scheduled for 7 p.m. and the game will be nationally-televised on ESPN.

Photo credit: John Woike – Hartford Courant (No. 9)