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Wyatt named national player of week

Temple guard Khalif Wyatt garned NBC Sports national, Big 5 and Atlantic Ten Conference player-of-the-week honors on Monday.

Wyatt named national player of week

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Temple´s Khalif Wyatt shoots against Syracuse´s Rakeem Christmas, left, and Michael Carter-Williams (1) during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in the Gotham Classic tournament at Madison Square Garden, Saturday, Dec. 22, 2012, in New York. Temple defeated Syracuse 83-79. (AP Photo/Jason Decrow)
Temple's Khalif Wyatt shoots against Syracuse's Rakeem Christmas, left, and Michael Carter-Williams (1) during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in the Gotham Classic tournament at Madison Square Garden, Saturday, Dec. 22, 2012, in New York. Temple defeated Syracuse 83-79. (AP Photo/Jason Decrow)

Temple guard Khalif Wyatt garned NBC Sports national, Big 5 and Atlantic Ten Conference player-of-the-week honors on Monday.

The 6-foot-4 senior averaged 23.3 points, 3.3 rebounds and 2.3 assists in last week's games against Alcorn State, Canisius and third-ranked Syracuse. The highlight was his career-high 33 points in Saturday's 83-79 victory over the Orange at Madison Square Garden.

Wyatt is averaging 16.2 points and 3.9 assists this season.

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