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Wyatt named Big 5 player of the week

Temple guard Khalif Wyatt was named the Big 5 men’s basketball player of the week on Monday.

Wyatt named Big 5 player of the week

Temple´s Khalif Wyatt dribbles the basketball against Delaware´s Larry Savage on Sunday, November 25, 2012. (Yong Kim/Staff Photographer)
Temple's Khalif Wyatt dribbles the basketball against Delaware's Larry Savage on Sunday, November 25, 2012. (Yong Kim/Staff Photographer)

Temple guard Khalif Wyatt was named the Big 5 men’s basketball player of the week on Monday.

The 6-foot-4 senior averaged 17 points and three assists as the Owls (5-0) went 2-0 last week with victories over Buffalo and Wagner.  His best game was Saturday's 70-62 win over Wagner at the Liacouras Center.

 Shooting 9 for 16, Wyatt scored a season-best 26 points. He recorded seven of the Owls' final 12 points. Wyatt also made 3 of 5 three-pointers and had three assists and a steal in 34 minutes.

Penn junior guard Alyssa Baron was named the Big 5 women’s player of the week.

About this blog
Keith Pompey has been an Inquirer reporter since September 2004. He takes over the Sixers beat after covering the Temple men’s basketball team for the past three years and Temple football the past two seasons. 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. Reach Keith at kpompey@phillynews.com.

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