Big Ten releases weekly hoops honors

Big Ten releases weekly hoops honors

The Big Ten Conference released its latest Big Ten Men’s Baketball Players of the Week for Feb. 6-12 action. See the winners and what they did to earn the distinctions in this post.

Player of the Week: Draymond Green, Michigan State, F – Sr. – 6-7 – Saginaw, Mich. – Saginaw

  • Averaged 17.5 points, 10.5 rebounds and 3.5 assists in No. 11/12 Michigan State’s wins against Penn State and at No. 3/3 Ohio State
  • Posted 23 points, 12 boards and five assists to lead the Spartans to a 77-57 victory against the Nittany Lions
  • Notched 12 points, nine rebounds and two assists in Michigan State’s 58-48 road win over the Buckeyes, snapping Ohio State’s 39-game home winning streak
  • Earns his third weekly award this season and the fourth of his career
  • Last Michigan State Player of the Week: Draymond Green (Jan. 30, 2012)

Freshman of the Week: Cody Zeller, Indiana, F – 6-11 – Washington, Ind. – Washington

  • Scored 22 points and grabbed five rebounds to push No. 22/23 Indiana to an 84-71 win over Illinois
  • Shot 62.5 percent from the floor, scoring 14 of his 22 points in the second half
  • Collects his sixth Freshman of the Week award
  • Last Indiana Freshman of the Week: Cody Zeller (Jan. 9, 2012)