After a tremendous week that saw Kansas defeat the Oklahoma Sooners in Norman and destroy the rival Missouri Tigers at home a pair of Jayhawks were rewarded for their efforts.
Kansas junior guard Sherron Collins and freshman guard Tyshawn Taylor have been named as the latest Phillips 66 Big 12 Player and Rookie of the Week for Feb. 23 - March 1 in voting by a panel of media covering the conference, the conference office announced Monday. It is the third player honor this year for Collins, while Taylor captures rookie recognition for the fourth time.
This is the 2nd consecutive week Sherron Collins has received this recognition also garnering the honor the week of January 5th.
Taylor earned rookie honors the weeks of December 8th, 22nd and January 19th to go along with this week’s honor.