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Wyatt sweeps A-10, Big 5 honors

Khalif Wyatt was named the Big 5 and the Atlantic Ten men's basketball player of the week on Monday. The Temple guard averaged 22.5 points, three assists and two steals as the Owls swept last week's matchups against Charlotte and Dayton.

Wyatt sweeps A-10, Big 5 honors

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Temple´s Khalif Wyatt drives around Charlotte´s Pierria´ Henry and<br />goes in for a layup during second half action Feb. 6, 2013 at Temple. <br />Temple won the close game 89-88. (Clem Murray/Staff Photographer)<br />
Temple's Khalif Wyatt drives around Charlotte's Pierria' Henry and goes in for a layup during second half action Feb. 6, 2013 at Temple. Temple won the close game 89-88. (Clem Murray/Staff Photographer)

Khalif Wyatt was named the Big 5 and the Atlantic Ten men’s basketball player of the week on Monday.

The Temple guard averaged 22.5 points, three assists and two steals as the Owls swept last week’s matchups against Charlotte and Dayton. This is Wyatt’s third conference-player-of-the-week honor of the season. It was also third Big 5 weekly honors.

The 6-foot-4 senior guard's previous Big 5 player-of-the-week awards came on Dec. 3 and Dec. 24.

He shared the conference honor with Virginia Commonwealth’s Juvonte Reddic last week. The Norristown native was also named the  A-10 player of the week on Dec. 24.

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Wyatt had 25 points, four assists, two blocks and two steals in Wednesday’s 89-88 victory over the 49ers at the Liacouras Center. He followed that with 20 points, two assists and two steals in Saturday’s 72-71 win against the Flyers in Dayton.

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Keith Pompey has been an Inquirer reporter since September 2004. He took over the Sixers beat in the summer of 2013 after covering the Temple basketball and football for the previous three years. Pompey also previously covered the Penn and Drexel men’s basketball team and Villanova football team after initially focusing on high school sports.

Pompey is a native Philadelphian and a University of Pittsburgh graduate. Follow him on Twitter @PompeyOnSixers or reach Keith at kpompey@phillynews.com.

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