Weekly awards

Updated: March 7, 2011, 11:21 AM ET
By Dick Vitale |

The Fighting Irish got a pair of Big East wins, beating Villanova and Connecticut.

PLAYER OF THE WEEK: Ben Hansbrough, Notre Dame
He totaled 51 points, hitting 16-of-21 from the field in a pair of wins.

COACH OF THE WEEK: Roy Williams, North Carolina
The Tar Heels beat Duke to clinch the ACC tournament top seed. North Carolina also got a big win over Florida State.

SHOCK OF THE WEEK: New Mexico over BYU
The Cougars were a different team in a 82-64 loss at home to New Mexico. The absence of Brandon Davies was obvious, but give credit to the Lobos for sweeping the season series as Phillip McDonald scored 26 points.

DIAPER DANDY OF THE WEEK: Brandon Knight, Kentucky
He totaled 36 points in a pair of wins over Vanderbilt and Kentucky.

Weekly Awards: February 27

Dick Vitale

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