Will Sheehey, Kendrick Nunn win Big Ten honors

Will Sheehey, Kendrick Nunn win Big Ten honors

The Big Ten office announced its Big Ten Men’s Basketball Player of the Week on Monday, and there’s a first-time honoree. Indiana senior Will Sheehey won Player of the Week for the first time in his career, this after averaging 18.7 points and 4.3 rebounds in Indiana’s 2-1 week. Illinois’ Kendrick Nunn claimed Freshman of the Week for the second time in a row.

Player of the Week: Will Sheehey, Indiana, F – Sr. – 6-7

  • Averaged 18.7 points, 4.3 rebounds and 2.0 steals per game in leading Indiana to a 2-1 record last week, including wins over nationally ranked Iowa and Ohio State
  • For the week, converted 24-of-40 field goals (.600)
  • In the win over Iowa, poured in 30 points on 13-of-20 shooting, pulled down four rebounds and handed out three assists in 30 minutes
  • In the victory over Ohio State, scored 19 points on eight field goals, swiped four steals and corralled six rebounds in 38 minutes
  • Earns his first career Player of the Week honor
  • Last Indiana Player of the Week: Cody Zeller (March 11, 2013)

Freshman of the Week: Kendrick Nunn, Illinois, G – 6-3

  • Averaged 10.5 points, 4.5 rebounds and 3.5 assists per game in leading Illinois to a sweep over Nebraska and nationally ranked Michigan State
  • Against the Huskers, chipped in 13 points, including a 3-of-4 effort from three-point range, grabbed three rebounds and handed out three assists
  • Scored eight points, corralled six rebounds and dished out four assists in the road win at Michigan State
  • Earns his second Freshman of the Week honor in as many weeks and second this season
  • Last Illinois Freshman of the Week: Kendrick Nunn (Feb. 24, 2014)
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