Big Ten hands out men's hoops honors

Big Ten hands out men's hoops honors

The Big Ten Conference released its latest Big Ten Men’s Basketball Players of the Week for Nov. 21-27 action. The Wolverines, who went 2-1 in the ultra competitive Maui Invitational, swept this week’s honors. See the winners in this post.

Player of the Week: Tim Hardaway Jr., Michigan, G – So. – 6-6 – Miami, Fla. – Palmetto Senior

  • Averaged 20.0 points, 4.7 rebounds and 3.0 assists over three games to lead Michigan to third place at the Maui Invitational, earning All-Tournament honors
  • Recorded a season-high 21 points and added seven rebounds and five assists in the Wolverines’ win over No. 8 Memphis
  • Scored 19 points in the second half vs. No. 6 Duke, and tallied 20 points on 8-of-13 shooting with four boards and four assists against UCLA
  • Earns his first career Player of the Week honor after receiving three Freshman of the Week awards last season
  • Last Michigan Player of the Week: Darius Morris (Jan. 31, 2011)

Freshman of the Week: Trey Burke, Michigan, G – 5-11 – Columbus, Ohio – Northland

  • Averaged 12.0 points, 6.0 assists and 2.7 rebounds over three games, helping Michigan to a third-place finish at the Maui Invitational
  • Scored a career-high 17 points on 8-of-17 shooting and added a career-best nine assists against No. 6 Duke
  • Scored 14 points and tallied four assists in a win over No. 8 Memphis to average 15.5 points and 6.5 assists against two top-10 opponents last week
  • Earns his first Freshman of the Week accolade
  • Last Michigan Freshman of the Week: Tim Hardaway Jr. (Feb. 28, 2011)