Dick's Weekly Awards

CO-TEAM OF THE WEEK: Syracuse and Gonzaga.

The Orange won the CBE Classic in Kansas City, beating a pair of recent national champions, Florida and Kansas. Syracuse then rallied to beat Virginia at home.

Mark Few's Zags won the Old Spice Classic by beating Tennessee in the championship game. Gonzaga also beat Oklahoma State and Maryland in the tournament down in Orlando.

CO-PLAYER OF THE WEEK: Blake Griffin, Oklahoma and James Harden, Arizona State.

Griffin continued his torrid pace with a pair of big performances in leading the Sooners to the NIT Preseason Tip-off title. He had 32 points and 15 rebounds in a win over UAB. Griffin put up 18 points and 21 rebounds against Purdue.

Harden had 40 points and eight rebounds vs. UTEP, as well as 32 points and nine boards in a loss to Baylor in the 76 Classic out in Anaheim.

COACH OF THE WEEK: Dino Gaudio, Wake Forest

The Demon Deacons have a young squad, featuring sophomores Jeff Teague and James Johnson, along with diaper dandy Al-Farouq Aminu. Wake went on to win the 76 Classic in Anaheim with wins over Cal State-Fullerton, UTEP and Baylor, earning Gaudio the weekly award.

DIAPER DANDY OF THE WEEK: Seth Curry, Liberty.

The 6-3 freshman from Charlotte, whose brother is Davidson star Stephen Curry, helped Ritchie McKay's Flames win three games during the week. Curry had 26 points in a huge upset at Virginia. He had 22 points and eight rebounds against Coker, followed by 21 points in 50 minutes during a double-overtime thriller over William and Mary.

CO-SHOCK OF THE WEEK: Western Kentucky over Louisville and Maryland over Michigan State

The Hilltoppers came into Sunday's contest with a 2-2 record. Western Kentucky beat Rick Pitino's team 68-54 in Nashville, Tennessee. AJ Slaughter scored a career-high 25 points in the stunning win, giving the Cardinals their first loss of the season.

Gary Williams' Terps were picked seventh in the ACC preseason poll. Michigan State came into the Old Spice Classic as a top 5 team in America. Maryland won convincingly, 80-62, led by Dave Neal and Greivis Vasquez (17 points apiece).