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Weekly awards

Updated: March 27, 2011, 9:17 PM ET
By Dick Vitale | ESPN.com

TEAM OF THE WEEK: Butler
The Bulldogs made it to the Final Four in back-to-back years. Brad Stevens' team fought off Florida to advance to Houston, winning their 13th straight game.


PLAYER OF THE WEEK: Kemba Walker, Connecticut
He willed the Huskies to the Final Four with 20 big points against Arizona and has keyed an amazing run for Connecticut.


CO-COACH OF THE WEEK: Shaka Smart, VCU
Smart's Rams beat Florida State and Kansas to make the Final Four as an 11th-seed.


SHOCK OF THE WEEK: VCU over Kansas
The Rams hit 12 trifectas to stun the Jayhawks. Wow, baby! Just wow!


DIAPER DANDY OF THE WEEK: Brandon Knight, Kentucky
He hit five three-pointers against North Carolina as the Wildcats made it to the Final Four. This is his second Diaper Dandy award of the tournament!

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.