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Weekly awards

Updated: December 13, 2010, 4:25 PM ET
By Dick Vitale | ESPN.com

TEAM OF THE WEEK:
Kentucky. The Wildcats scored a pair of big wins, beating Notre Dame and Indiana. John Calipari's team saw its two diaper dandies, Terrence Jones and Brandon Knight get into foul trouble against the Hoosiers. A strong finish led the 'Cats to the winner's circle.

PLAYER OF THE WEEK:

Jimmer Fredette, BYU...In his homecoming in Glens Falls, New York, he had 26 points and five assists in a win over Vermont. Then he put up 33 points in a 22-point blowout of Arizona.

COACH OF THE WEEK:

Bruce Pearl, Tennessee. He led his Vols to an upset win over Pittsburgh in the SEC/Big East Invitational. Oh yeah, the game was at the Consol Energy Center in Pittsburgh!

SHOCK OF THE WEEK:

Fordham and St. Bonaventure beating St. John's. Steve Lavin's team had a couple of disappointing losses. First came a Maalox masher at home against the Bonnies, losing by one. At Fordham, the Red Storm could not hold on to a 20-point lead, falling to Tom Pecora's improved Rams.

DIAPER DANDY OF THE WEEK:

Jared Sullinger, Ohio State. He had an Ohio State freshman record by scoring 40 points against IUPUI. The previous high for a diaper dandy was Michael Redd with 30. Sullinger added 17 in a win over Western Carolina Sunday.

Dick Vitale

College Basketball analyst
Dick Vitale, college basketball's top analyst and ambassador, joined ESPN during the 1979-80 season. His thorough knowledge of the game is brought forth in an enthusiastic, passionate style. Vitale also contributes columns to ESPN.com.