Junior Sterling Gibbs helped Seton Hall start Big East play with back-to-back victories over ranked opponents. After playing a crucial role in wins over St. John's and Villanova, Gibbs has been named NetScouts Basketball's National Player of the Week.
It was another excellent adidas Nations global event held in Southern California this past weekend. Many of the top USA recruits from the 2014 and 2015 classes participated. The championship game featured 19 players in the top 100 for their particular class.
Turner, a senior who spent his first two years at the University of Washington, scored 40 in leading the Aggies to an 83-71 win at Kentucky. The 6'5 Turner burned the Wildcats with 25 first half points and finished 14-of-19 from the field and 6-of-10 on three-pointers.
All of the 2K Sports Classic teams: Alabama, Oregon State, Purdue and Villanova will need to improve to finish in the top half of their respective conferences. Oregon State was set back by the season-ending knee injury to starting center Angus Brandt.