KU’s Collins, Taylor win Big 12 weekly awards

Kansas guards Sherron Collins and Tyshawn Taylor were named the Big 12 player and rookie of the week.

Collins averaged 25.5 points in two games last week, including a career-high 26 at Oklahoma. He scored 15 of those points in the final six minutes.

Taylor, a freshman, has become the Jayhawks’ third scoring option. He averaged 20.5 points for the week, including 26 against the Sooners.

The Jayhawks defeated Oklahoma and Missouri last week.