CollegeHoops.net Player of the Week: Jodie Meeks

    
January 19th, 2009

With other sports mercifully coming to an end, basketball is now taking its rightful place atop the sports landscape. Thanks to this week's Player of the Week, the national media had reason to give college hoops a serious look.

 

You all know who this week's winner will be.. so we'll start with some of the runner up candidates.  Jeff Teague, the reigning CHN POW, was money once again for new #1 Wake Forest. He averaged 26.5 ppg in wins over BC and Clemson. Another ACC guard, FSU's Toney Douglas, averaged 23 points, 4 assists, and 3 steals in a pair of wins. Early in the week, Terrence Williams was a one man show for Louisville, approaching a triple-double with totals of 24 points, 16 boards, and 8 assists. Yesterday, Nick Calathes put up similar stats of 28 points, 10 boards, and 7 assists as Florida rolled to their 10th straight win. But CollegeHoops.net's Player of the Week is none other than Kentucky's Jodie Meeks.

 

By now, you know all about Meeks' exploits.. the 54 points, the 10 threes, the Kentucky Records, the 25.7 scoring average, the 9 wins out of 10 for the Wildcats. So what can I add to the mix? Nothing really, which is why this is the shortest CHN Player of the Week article of the season.

 

Finalists:

- Jeff Teague, Wake Forest

- Toney Douglas, Florida State

- Terrence Williams, Louisville

 

CollegeHoops.net Player of the Week Archive

- Jan 12: Jeff Teague, Wake Forest

- Jan 5: Tyrese Rice, Boston College

- Dec 29: Alex Ruoff, West Virginia

- Dec 22: AJ Price, UCONN

- Dec 15: Dionte Christmas, Temple

- Dec 8: Stephen Curry, Davidson

- Dec 1: Jonny Flynn, Syracuse

- Nov 24: Blake Griffin, Oklahoma