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Garrett Has Big East Award and Big Plans

Garrett Has Big East Award and Big Plans

After a tremendous freshman campaign, and what was known as a formality came to fruition when Billy Garrett Jr. was officially announced the Big East Rookie of the Year, as announced by the conference on Wednesday afternoon at Madison Square Garden.

Billy Garrett Jr. led all Big East freshmen in scoring (12.4 ppg), assists (3.1 apg) and free-throw percentage (.827). He edged out St. John's exciting freshman Rysheed Jordan for the award. Garrett Jr. was humbled by the award. "It's an honor" Garrett Jr. said. "It hasn't really sunk it yet. When I won the award I thought about all the great players that passed through the Big East and to be in...

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