Missouri junior guard Jordan Clarkson was named the National Player of the Week by College Sports Madness. Clarkson led Mizzou to victories over West Virginia (80-71) and No. 17 UCLA (80-71) this week, averaging 23.0 points, 5.0 rebounds, 5.0 assists and 2.0 steals.
Clarkson, a Tulsa transfer, is currently leading the Southeastern Conference in scoring (20.2 ppg.), just ahead of teammate, Jabari Brown, who ranks third in the league at 19.4 points per game. Clarkson is also fourth in the SEC in assists per game (3.8) and ranks No. 10 overall in field goal percentage (.515) and No. 2 at the foul line (.884).
Missouri returns to action on Sunday at 6 p.m. vs. defending MAC-West champions, Western Michigan. The game will be televised nationally on ESPNU.