Wyatt garners sixth Big Five honor

Temple guard Khalif Wyatt. (Ron Cortes/Staff Photographer)

Khalif Wyatt, a senior guard at Temple, was named the Big Five men’s basketball play of the week on Monday. It marked the second straight week and the sixth time this season the Norristown native has won the award.

Wyatt averaged 24.5 points, 7.5 rebounds, four assists and 2.5 steals in victories over Fordham and then 21st-ranked Virginia Commonwealth.

He had 19 points, career-best 11 rebounds and four assists in Wednesday’s 74-55 victory at Fordham.  Wyatt then finished with 30 points, four steals, four assists and four rebounds in Sunday’s 84-76 win over VCU at the Liacouras Center.