Iowa State freshman Lindell Wigginton has been named Big 12 Newcomer of the Week after averaging 22.7 points, 4.7 rebounds and 3.0 assists as the Cyclones went 3-0 last week.
Wigginton, a Dartmouth, Nova Scotia native, scored a career-high 28 points against Northern Illinois to open the week and followed that with a 24-point performance against Iowa, matching the freshman school record with his third consecutive 20-point performance. He then had 16 points and five boards against Alcorn State as the Cyclones won their seventh-straight game.
For the week, Wigginton shot 51.2 percent from the field and 57.9 percent behind the arc.
The Cyclones return to action Saturday at 3:30 p.m. against UNI at the Hy-Vee Classic at Wells Fargo Arena in Des Moines.