Morris earns second Big 12 weekly honor

AMES — Iowa State’s Monte Morris has been named the Big 12 Player of the Week it was announced Monday. The senior guard guided the Cyclones to wins at Texas Tech and against then ninth-ranked Baylor last week.

It’s the second time this season and fourth time in his Cyclone career Morris has been recognized by the conference.

Morris scored 23 points and dished out six assists against the Red Raiders. Against the Bears, Morris had 17 points and had seven more dimes. He turned the ball over just twice in 79 minutes played between the two games while shooting 55.6 percent from the field.

The Cyclones host Oklahoma State in the home finale tonight at 8 p.m.