This week's Bargain Buy roundup contains the five Bargain Alert choices from the week, as well as five great options from

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No. 10 - New Balance 890 v2

Was: $100
Now: $60-80
Find It Here: Eastbay

Sneaker Report was pretty thrilled with the New Balance 890 V2 back in September, and it’s still a top contender on the running shoe market today. The incredibly light weight and awesome REVLite cushioning are just two factors that make these kicks stand amongst the greats. The numbers don’t lie; at 9.0oz, they’re some of the most lightweight yet stable running shoes you’ll find.

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No. 9 - Jordan Aero Flight

Was: $120
Now: $60-80
Find It Here: Finish Line

For as low as sixty bucks, you can scoop up one of 2012′s top Jordan Brand team shoes. The Aero Flight utilizes a number of Nike and Jordan’s top innovations, including a Flywire upper construction and Zoom Air units for responsive cushioning. The design echoes classic JB color schemes and models, mixing the old style cues with the latest performance tech.

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No. 8 - New Balance 810

Was: $80
Now: $70
Find It Here: Champ's Sports

Rugged and ready for a beating, these are tougher than your standard runner. The upper provides all the lightweight breathability you’re used to from running shoes, while the midsole and outsole are durable enough to withstand a variety of surfaces.The AT Tread outsole uses both trail and standard running lugs, so the 810 is also a capable road runner if necessary. Champs Sports has reduced the price to $70, so put some of that extra cash to good use today.

No. 7 - adidas Thrasher Trail

Was: $65
Now: $46
Find It Here: adidas

If you’re braving the trails this winter, you’re going to need something rugged enough to last awhile. The adidas Thrasher is a great choice for those who are in need of a durable trail runner. Although they probably aren’t the best choice for wet conditions, they will definitely get the job done where needed.ADIPRENE heel cushioning absorbs impact, keeping you comfortable regardless of the surface you’re landing on. Perhaps the most important feature of the Thrasher Trail is the ADIWEAR outsole, which provides extreme durability and is combined with TRAXION rubber for improved grip.

No. 6 - Converse MVP

Was: $100
Now: $70
Find It Here: Eastbay

It appears that Converse has dipped into parent company Nike’s vast library of footwear innovations, as you’ll notice a few common Nike cues on this particular model. The MVP’s upper combines Flywire strands with an injected foam unibody, which makes for an incredible fit and high durability. The Ortholite sockliner provides comfort that will rival many of today’s top models. Due to the high cut, this is a great choice for forwards and bigger players.

No. 5 - Asics GEL-Noosa Tri 7

Was: $125
Now: $70
Find It Here: Finish Line

The Asics GEL-Noosa Tri 7 will certainly do more than turn heads. The bright colors help to boost your mood while the performance aspects of the shoes will make your race day memorable. These kicks are designed for quick transitions, maximum breathability so your feet stay comfortable, and a lightweight, stable ride. At over $50 off, these are definitely worth considering for your next purchase.

No. 4 - AND 1 Rocket 2

Was: $50
Now: $17
Find It Here: Finish Line

Although AND 1 isn't exactly the most popular brand in 2012, that's no reason to immediately count these out. Truly budget priced, these $17 basketball kicks won't turn many heads, but will get the job done on the court. The rubber outsole and synthetic upper are comparable to materials used by other brands, so give these a shot, you won't regret it.

No. 3 - Nike Air Visi-Pro III

Was: $65
Now: $35
Find It Here: Finish Line

It's not very often that you will see Nike Basketball kicks marked down this low, so act fast on the Visi-Pro III. The combination synthetic leather and nubuck upper offers support, durability and style. A phylon midsole gives lightweight cushioning, while the visible Air unit in the heel helps with impact protection.

No. 2 - Reebok Season 3 ZigEscape

Was: $115
Now: $55
Find It Here: Finish Line

It's true: Reebok's back, and in a big way. You can get in on the action today for a great price. The ZigEscape is Wizards star John Wall's third signature shoe with Reebok, and it's been improved upon each year. The lower profile ZigNano sole rides closer to the ground for increased stability and game-ready responsiveness, while the rubber outsole and mid-cut silhouette allow for quicker cuts and handling on the basketball court.

No. 1 - Air Jordan 2012 Lite

Was: $150
Now: $84
Find It Here: Finish Line

The Air Jordan 2012 Lite Men's Basketball Shoes are the lightest, most responsive signature Air Jordan to date and weigh in at a mere 11 ounces. The latest from the Jumpman features a translucent lightweight Flywire upper, EVA foam midsole, and includes low and light fit sockliner with Encap Air and Zoom Air Ride insoles for quick movement up and down the court. Now you can customize your ride for nearly half the price