John Roberson Named Big 12 Player of the Week
Dec. 7, 2009
LUBBOCK, Texas - LUBBOCK, Texas - John Roberson has been named the Phillips 66 Big 12 Player of the Week in voting by a panel of media covering the conference. It is the first career honor for the Red Raider from Plano, Texas.
John sparked Texas Tech in its 99-92 overtime victory over No. 10 Washington on Thursday, as the Red Raiders extended their record to 8-0 for the first time since the 1929-1930 season.
The junior guard finished with 25 points, the 13th 20-point outing of his career. He connected on 6-of-10 field goals, while hitting a career-best 13-of-13 from the free throw line. He also had two rebounds, seven assists and two steals in a career-high 43 minutes.
John has five or more assists in six of his last seven outings, moving into seventh on the all-time Texas Tech chart with 354. Over the last two seasons, he has dished out seven or more assists 18 times.
This is his third Big 12 weekly honor overall, as he was also named top rookie twice during the 2007-2008 campaign.
The Red Raiders are back on the road as they take on the TCU Horned Frogs on Tuesday at the Daniel-Meyer Coliseum in Fort Worth beginning at 6:30 PM.
The game will air on The Mtn. Network, which is available only on Direct TV. If you are a Direct TV subscriber, the game is scheduled to air on channel 616.
On the radio, Mark Finkner will call the courtside action along with analyst Corky Oglesby on the Texas Tech Sports Network flagship station Double T 104.3. The game will also be featured on Sirius channel 122.
After the break for final exams, the Raiders will be back in action at Wichita State on December 19 and at home against Stanford on December 22.
To become a 2009-2010 season ticket holder or to purchase tickets for basketball games at the United Spirit Arena, please call (888) GO-BIG-12 or (806) 742-TECH or stop by the Texas Tech Athletic Ticket Office in the north end of Jones AT&T Stadium.
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