TaShawn Thomas Earns Co-Newcomer Of The Week - News9.com - Oklahoma City, OK - News, Weather, Video and Sports |

TaShawn Thomas Earns Co-Newcomer Of The Week

Posted: Updated:
Norman -

Oklahoma forward TaShawn Thomas has been named the Phillips 66 Big 12 Newcomer of the Week for the third time this season following his performances vs. Iowa State and Kansas State. He shares this week's honor with Texas' Myles Turner.

The 6-8, 242-pounder from Killeen, Texas, averaged 16.0 points, 8.0 rebounds, 3.0 assists, 3.0 blocked shots and 1.5 steals in a 94-83 win over Iowa State on Monday and a 59-56 loss at Kansas State. Thomas shot 55.6 percent from the field (15 for 27) on the week.

Thomas scored a game-high 22 points and added 11 rebounds, five assists and three blocks in the win over No. 14 Iowa State. He made 11 field goals (tied for the most by a Big 12 player this season in league play) on 18 attempts. At Kansas State, he finished with 10 points, 5 rebounds, 3 blocks and 2 steals.

On the season, Thomas is averaging 11.0 points, 6.2 rebounds and 1.6 blocked shots while shooting 53.0 percent from the field. He ranks fourth in the Big 12 in blocks and second in field goal percentage.

Kansas' Perry Ellis and Oklahoma State's Le'Bryan Nash were named the league's co-players of the week.

The 17th-ranked Sooners host Texas on Tuesday at 8 p.m. CT at Lloyd Noble Center.

Live Radar

WARN 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 Frankly
News 9
7401 N. Kelley Ave.
Oklahoma City, OK 73111
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.
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2018 KWTV. All Rights Reserved. For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy, and Terms of Service, and Ad Choices.