Notable Conference Tournament Heroes

Kemba Walker
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Kemba Walker

2011 Big East tournament

It's only three games into the Big East tournament, but Kemba Walker is already looking downright heroic for the Connecticut Huskies. The 6-foot-1, Bronx native nailed a step-back jumper at the buzzer to down Pittsburgh on Thursday and he's carrying the Huskies on his back to the tune of 27 points per game.

Who else stepped up their game during championship week? SI.com looks back at some memorable prime-time performers.

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