Every week in 2021-22, I will hand out awards for the week that just unfolded in college basketball and unveil a new top 25:
PLAYER OF THE WEEK: Sahvir Wheeler, Kentucky. He had 26 points, eight assists and four steals in a rout of North Carolina.
TEAM OF THE WEEK: Kentucky. The Wildcats blew out North Carolina, 98-69.
COACH OF THE WEEK: Scott Drew, Baylor. Led his Bears past Oregon in Eugene.
DIAPER DANDY OF THE WEEK: Wade Taylor IV, Texas A&M. He hit 5 of 6 3-pointers, finishing with a season-high 19 points in a win over Oregon State.
SHOCK OF THE WEEK: Hofstra over Arkansas. The Razorbacks lost 89-81 at home.
VITALE'S TOP 25:
10. Iowa State
11. Michigan State
13. Ohio State
14. Seton Hall
22. West Virginia
23. Colorado State
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