Peter Jok, Amir Coffey win Big Ten men's basketball honors

Peter Jok, Amir Coffey win Big Ten men's basketball honors

The Big Ten office released its weekly Big Ten men’s basketball honors Monday afternoon. See the honorees below.

Player of the Week: Peter Jok, Iowa, G – Sr.

  • Averaged 28.5 points, 6.0 rebounds and 2.0 steals per game against Seton Hall and UT Rio Grande Valley
  • Shot 58.8 percent (20-of-34) from the field, 43.8 percent (7-of-16) from three-point range and was a perfect 10-of-10 from the free throw line
  • In the Hawkeyes’ eight-point loss against Seton Hall in the Gavitt Tipoff Games, recorded his first-career double-double with a career-high 30 points and 11 rebounds, to go along with four assists and a pair of steals
  • Poured in 27 points on 9-of-13 shooting (.692), including five three-pointers, and swiped two steals versus UT Rio Grande Valley
  • Against the Pirates, became just the second Iowa player in the past 20 years to post a double-double with at least 30 points and 10 rebounds in a single-game
  • Earns his second career Big Ten Player of the Week honor
  • Last Iowa Player of the Week: Peter Jok (Jan. 18, 2016)

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Freshman of the Week: Amir Coffey, Minnesota, G

  • Averaged 16.7 points, 4.0 rebounds and 1.3 steals per game in leading Minnesota to wins over UT Arlington, Mount St. Mary’s and St. John’s
  • Scored 10 points, pulled down four rebounds and swiped a pair of steals against UT Arlington
  • Chipped in 10 points, corralled four rebounds and added three assists versus Mount St. Mary’s
  • Poured in a career-high 30 points on 9-of-14 shooting (.643), including an 11-of-12 output from the free throw line (.917), pulled down four rebounds and tallied a pair of assists against the Red Storm in the Gavitt Tipoff Games
  • Became the first Minnesota freshman to score at least 30 points in a single-game since Kris Humphries in 2004
  • Earns his first Freshman of the Week honor
  • Last Minnesota Freshman of the Week: Jordan Murphy (Feb. 22, 2016)

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