Mario Chalmers wins Big 12 Player of the Week

This has only happened one other time. Congratulations Mario!

Mario Chalmers, Kansas, G, Fr., 6-2, 190, Anchorage, Alaska/Bartlett Chalmers averaged 21.5 points, 3.5 rebounds and 3.5 steals as Kansas extended its win streak to seven games with two victories last week. The freshman guard had 20 points and four steals in a 69-48 win at Nebraska. He followed with career-highs of 23 points and five rebounds in a 88-75 tally versus Iowa State. He shot 44.8 (13-of-29) from the floor in two games and was 10-of-10 from the free throw line. Chalmers, who has started the last 12 games for KU, is averaging 15.5 points in Big 12 play. He also ranks third in league action with 5.2 assists per game.