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Player to watch: Tommy Mason-Griffin

Who is the best freshman in the Big 12 Conference?

Normally, that is a difficult question to answer. But this season, there is little debate. Oklahoma’s Tommy Mason-Griffin is the league’s top rookie.

Sure, a good case could also be made for Colorado’s Alec Burks, who is averaging 16.8 points per game, but Mason-Griffin is much more explosive.

He has scored 20 or more points six times this season, and against Iowa State recorded a statistical performance most only dream of. During that game, he went off for a ridiculous 38 points and six assists. (more…)