The diminutive point guard at Charleston Southern has scored at least 30 points in four consecutive games. No other Division I player has done that this season.
Kodi Justice is an up-and-coming player for an average Sun Devils team this season.
And in our weekly honors, D'Angelo Russell is the clear-cut winner. Huge week for the OSU freshman.
The Tar Heels have won six straight since losing at home to Notre Dame. Marcus Paige is averaging a team-best 14.1 points and 4.2 assists per game.
Nurkic has been averaging nearly 14 rebounds per-36 minutes in January even though his minute total has skyrocketed. That and more in this week's edition of Ranking the Rookies.
VCU and George Washington face off in a matchup that has significant league implications.
Iowa State, Texas, Myles Turner, Georges Niang, Big 12, North Carolina got 22 points from Marcus Paige
The Gaels are 16-4 with losses to unranked Northern Arizona at home, unranked Boise State at home and unranked St. John's on the road. They have zero wins over ranked opponents, zero wins against top-50 RPI opponents, and their best win is a win over a seven-loss BYU team that's also lost to San Diego and Pepperdine.
Upshaw is currently the nation's leading shot-blocker.
The freshman forward was deemed a partial qualifier earlier this season, and he will still be unable to compete in games until the 2015-16 season.
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Jan 25, 2015
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