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Jalen Brunson Commits To Villanova

Sep 11, 2014 10:55 AM

Jalen Brunson ended his recruiting on Wednesday when he committed to Villanova over Illinois.

Brunson is a left-handed, pass-first lead guard that excels at running his team and can also score as needed. He can attack the lane and deliver the ball in drive, draw-and-kick, or drop-off situations.

Brunson is ranked No. 22 by ESPN for the class of 2015.

Brunson gives coach Jay Wright not only a five-star floor general, but the best senior in the state of Illinois who was also named the 2014 Illinois Gatorade Player of the Year as a junior.

"Coach Wright is a genuine guy," Brunson said. "What he says is what he is going to do. He will push me and make me work for my time."

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Doug McDermott Headlines Big East Awards

Mar 12, 2014 8:59 PM

Doug McDermott of Creighton has been named Big East Player of the Year.

McDermott was joined on the All-Big East First Team by James Bell, Semaj Christon, Bryce Cotton, D'Angelo Harrison and Markel Starks.

On the All-Big East Second Team are Kadeem Batts, Kellen Dunham, Fuquan Edwin, Davante Gardner, Jayvaughn Pinkston and D'Vauntes Smith-Rivera.

Edwin was also named Big East Defensive Player of the Year, while Billy Garrett received Rookie of the Year honors.

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