Marble, Vonleh take home Big Ten weekly honors

The Big Ten office announced its latest Big Ten Players of the Week, and Iowa’s Devyn Marble (Player of the Week) and Indiana’s Noah Vonleh (Freshman of the Week) are the latest recipients. See what each players did this past week to earn the honor in this post.

Player of the Week: Devyn Marble, Iowa, G – Sr. – 6-6

  • Averaged 18.5 points, 4.5 assists, 3.5 steals and 3.0 rebounds per game while shooting 60.0 percent from the field in #20/T23 Iowa’s pair of Big Ten wins over Northwestern and #3/3 Ohio State
  • In Sunday’s road win over the Buckeyes, scored a game-high 22 points on seven field goals, swiped three steals, recorded two blocks, pulled down four rebounds and handed out three assists in 33 minutes
  • Against Northwestern, scored 15 points on 5-of-7 shooting, including a 3-of-3 effort from three-point range, dished out six assists against zero turnovers and tallied four steals in just 24 minutes of action
  • Iowa’s win over Ohio State marked the program’s first victory over a top-five opponent since defeating #2 Missouri in 2001
  • In conference play, currently ranks second in the Big Ten with 19.8 points per game and third with 2.5 steals per contest
  • Earns his first career Big Ten Player of the Week plaudit
  • Last Iowa Player of the Week: Matt Gatens (Feb. 27, 2012)

Freshman of the Week:  Noah Vonleh, Indiana, F – 6-11

  • Scored a team-high 19 points, pulled down six rebounds and recorded one block in Indiana’s win at Penn State
  • Converted 5-of-9 field goals (.556), including a 2-of-2 effort from three-point range
  • Scored the Hoosiers’ first 12 points of the game
  • Shot 7-of-8 from the free throw line, including a pair in the final minute to secure Indiana’s first Big Ten win
  • Currently leads the Big Ten with 9.3 rebounds per game
  • Earns his fifth Freshman of the Week honor, the third-highest total since the award began in 2010
  • Last Indiana Freshman of the Week: Noah Vonleh (Dec. 23, 2013)

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