MU's heralded class of freshmen continue to roll up the honors. This week, the Big East has named Jerel McNeal Freshman of the Week in the Big East conference.
The Nation's Best Basketball Conference noted McNeal's performance at the Great Alaska Shootout.
McNeal made the Great Alaska Shootout All-Tournament Team while helping the Golden Eagles win the title. For the three games, he averaged 10.0 points, 4.0 rebounds, 3.0 assists and 2.3 steals. He shot 66.7 percent from the floor and connected on all nine of his free throw attempts.
Steve Novak made the Weekly Honor roll for winning the GAS MVP Award.