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KU’s Braun named Big 12 Player of the Week

KU’s Christian Braun shoots over West Virginia’s Sean McNeil during the first half of Tuesday...
KU’s Christian Braun shoots over West Virginia’s Sean McNeil during the first half of Tuesday night’s Big 12 Conference game at Allen Fieldhouse.(Rich Sugg | rsugg@kcstar.com)
Published: Dec. 28, 2020 at 6:08 PM CST
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LAWRENCE, Kan. (WIBW) - Christian Braun’s 22-point performance in KU’s win over No. 7 West Virginia earned him this week’s Big 12 Player of the Week honor.

Braun shot 6-of-12 from three-point range in No. 3 KU’s win over the Mountaineers, knocking down four threes in the second half.

The Burlington, Kansas-native also posted a career-high seven assists and four rebounds.

Braun averages 11.9 points and 5.9 rebounds per game this season.

KU returns from the holiday break on Saturday, hosting No. 8 Texas.

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