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Houston's Davis, Jr. named AAC Player of the Week and Houston's Alley, Jr. named AAC's top Freshman Honor of the Week

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February 11, 2019 -- 1:20 p.m. CST

The American Athletic Conference has announced the winners of the league's weekly men's basketball honors for the 14th week of the men's college basketball season.


Corey, Davis, Jr. - Houston - Senior - Guard - Lafayette, LA

Davis led then-No. 12/12 Houston to victories over the two top teams from The American Coaches Preseason poll with victories at UCF and against then-No. 25/23 Cincinnati. The senior guard had a career-high 26 points at UCF on 8-of-13 shooting with three rebounds and five assists. He followed up the performance with a team-high 16 points with six rebounds, an assist and two steals in a nationally-ranked battle against the Bearcats as the Cougars claimed sole possession of first place in The American standings. Houston has now won 32-straight home games and boasts the best record in the nation at 23-1.


Cedrick Alley, Jr. - Houston - Freshman - Houston, TX

The redshirt freshman was a pivotal piece of a 2-0 week for Houston that included a tough road win and a home victory over a nationally-ranked foe. Alley, Jr., averaged 7.5 points and 3.0 rebounds while shooting 45.5-percent from the field and 45.5-percent from deep in wins over preseason favorite UCF and then-No. 25/23 Cincinnati. Alley drained three 3-pointers on the way to nine points and grabbed four rebounds with a steal in the win at UCF last Thursday. He posted six points, on two treys, and grabbed two rebounds with a blocked shot in the win over the Bearcats on Sunday to help Houston to a No. 9/9 ranking this week.


David Collins - USF - Sophomore - Guard

Averaged 22.0 points, 6.5 rebounds, 4.0 assists and 2.0 steals in a 2-0 week. Tied a season-high with 23 points and the hit the game-winning 3-pointer with six seconds left in a road win at SMU.

Jarron Cumberland - Cincinnati - Junior - Guard

Averaged 22.0 points, 5.0 rebounds, 3.0 assists and 1.5 steals in a 1-1 week for the Bearcats. Scored nine of UC's last 11 points in road win at Memphis. Had a game-high 27 points at No. 12/12 Houston.

Aubrey Dawkins - UCF - RS-Junior - Guard / Forward

Averaged 19.5 points and 5.0 rebounds in a 1-1 week for UCF. Shot 53-percent from long range with seven 3-pointers. Scored a season-high 26 points in a road win at SMU.

Jeremiah Martin - Memphis - Senior - Guard

Averaged 19.0 points and 5.5 assists in a 1-1 week with a win over UConn and a five-point loss to No. 25/23 Cincinnati. Hit a career-high eight treys vs. Cincinnati, the highest single-game total in The American this season.

Markis McDuffie - Wichita State - Senior - Forward

Averaged 19.5 points and 5.5 rebounds in a second-straight 2-0 week. Became the 16th player in school history to reach 100 career steals. Scored 25 points with four 3-pointers vs. Tulane; his tenth 20-point performance of the season.

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