Kansas State

(KMAland) -- Kansas State freshman pitcher Jordan Wicks has been named the Big 12 Newcomer of the Week.

Wicks tossed a five-hit shutout against No. 17 Texas on Sunday, allowing just one baserunner after the fifth inning and retiring 11 straight and 14 of the last 15 he faced.

Wicks struck out six in the victory, as K-State improved to 7-2 in his starts.