Chicago Weekly Awards, Jan. 25

Every week The Catch and Shoot will name a Player of the Week, Freshman of the Week, Team of the Week and Game of the Week from the five Division I schools in the Chicago area.

Here are the winners for the 10th week of the season (Jan. 18-Jan. 24):


Player of the Week

Dikembe Dixson, UIC

In three games last week, Dixson averaged 22.7 points, although he shot barely above 40 percent from the field. Dixson recorded a double-double Friday against Northern Kentucky with 24 points and 10 rebounds. Two days later, he posted 29 points and nine rebounds against Wright State.

Honorable mentions: Myke Henry, DePaul; Trayvon Palmer, Chicago State


Freshman of the Week

Dikembe Dixson, UIC

Honorable mentions: Dererk Pardon, Northwestern; Fred Sims Jr., Chicago State



Team of the Week


The Blue Demons got their first win of the Big East season, knocking off Marquette in a thriller.


Game of the Week

DePaul 57, Marquette 56


Past awards:

Jan. 18

Jan. 11

Jan. 4

Dec. 28

Dec. 21

Dec. 14

Dec. 7

Nov. 30

Nov. 23

Author: Jesse Kramer

Jesse Kramer is the founder of The Catch and Shoot. He's a graduate of the Medill School of Journalism at Northwestern University. He has had work featured on, College Insider, The Comeback/Awful Announcing, and 247Sports.

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