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)

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