Temple senior guard Shizz Alston has been named the American Athletic Conference's co-basketball player of the week after averaging 21.5 points in the Owls' opening two wins.
Alston has hit all 11 of his free throws this season. He also has averaged six assists. He is just 11 points shy of 1,000 for his career.
Alston shared the AAC award with Wichita State senior forward Markis McDuffie, who averaged 20 points in two games and scored a career-high 32 in the Shockers' win over Providence.