OU's M'Baye Named Big 12 Rookie Of The Week - News9.com - Oklahoma City, OK - News, Weather, Video and Sports |

SPORTS: University of Oklahoma

OU's M'Baye Named Big 12 Rookie Of The Week

Posted: Updated:
© AP Photo © AP Photo
NORMAN, Oklahoma -

University of Oklahoma men's basketball junior forward Amath M'Baye was named Phillips 66 Big 12 Rookie of the Week for the second time this season.

In OU's lone game of the week, the 6-9, 208-pounder scored 16 points and added a team-high-tying six rebounds and a season-high three steals in a 74-63 home win over Ohio on Saturday. M'Baye was 6-for-8 from the field and 4-for-5 from the free throw line in his 22 minutes.

On the year, the Preseason Big 12 Newcomer of the Year is averaging 9.5 points and 6.0 rebounds while shooting .488 from the field in 23.4 minutes per contest. He ranks second on the team with nine blocked shots.

The 8-3 Sooners are back in action today when they host Texas A&M-Corpus Christi at 2 p.m. at McCasland Field House on the OU campus. The game, part of the "Field House Series," will mark the first regular season contest in the building in 38 years.

Texas Tech junior forward Jaye Crockett was named Phillips 66 Big 12 Player of the Week after registering 20 points and 14 rebounds in a win over North Carolina A&T.

Live Radar

ESP Interactive

More Sports

  • OSU Cowboys

    Get all your OSU Cowboys information from sports highlights to the latest news & videos.

  • OKC Thunder

    Thunder Up! Get the latest sports news, game highlights, videos and updates on the team.

  • TU Golden Hurricane

    Follow the TU Golden Hurricane! Get sports scores, news and highlights.

  • ORU Golden Eagles

    ORU Golden Eagles fans can find the latest news on the team, scores and video here!

Powered by WorldNow
News 9
7401 N. Kelley Ave.
Oklahoma City, OK 73111
OKLAHOMA CITY'S OWN TM
Oklahoma's Own News9.com is proud to provide Oklahomans with timely and relevant news and information, sharing the stories, pictures and loves of Oklahomans across our great state including Oklahoma City's Own.
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014, WorldNow and KWTV. All Rights Reserved. For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.