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Big Ten names hoops players of the week

The Big Ten Conference announced its latest Men’s Basketball Players of the Week on Monday, and the honorees featured two student-athletes who earned their second honors of the young season. See who took home the awards and what they did this past week in this post. Also, check out the women’s winners here. Player of the Week: Meyers Leonard, Illinois, C – So. – 7-1 – Robinson, Ill. – Robinson Averaged 16.5 points and 14.5 rebounds in Illinois’ 64-60 win over Cornell and 78-74 loss to No. 9/8 Missouri in St. Louis last week Also averaged 3.5 assists, 2.5 blocks

Big Ten hands out weekly hoops honors

The Big Ten Conference announced its weekly Men’s Basketball Players of the Week on Monday. A pair of forwards shared player of the week, while a standout point guard took home freshman honors. See the winners in this post. Co-Players of the Week: Christian Watford, Indiana, F – Jr. – 6-9 – Birmingham, Ala. – Shades Valley Sank the game-winning three-pointer at the buzzer to help Indiana defeat No. 1 Kentucky, 73-72, in Bloomington on Saturday Finished the game with a team-high 20 points, 17 coming in the second half, along with five rebounds Led the Hoosiers to their first

Big Ten Hands out Weekly Hoops Honors

The Big Ten Conference announced its latest Men’s Basketball Players of the Week for Nov. 28-Dec. 4. Three players were honored, including a player who has now been honored three times this season. See all the recipients in this post. Also, check out the women’s honorees. Co-Players of the Week: Meyers Leonard, Illinois, C – So. – 7-1 –Robinson, Ill. – Robinson Averaged 16.5 points, 6.0 rebounds and 2.0 blocks while shooting 75 percent from the floor in a pair of Illinois wins last week Recorded 12 points on 6-of-9 shooting with six boards and a game-high three blocks in

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

Big Ten Releases Weekly Hoops Honors

On Monday, the Big Ten Conference handed out its weekly Men’s Basketball Player of the Week honors. See the winners for Nov. 14-20 in this post. Player of the Week: Drew Crawford, Northwestern, F – Jr. – 6-5 – Naperville, Ill. – Naperville Central Named MVP of the Charleston Classic after leading Northwestern to a 3-0 record and the tournament title Averaged 24.0 points and 6.0 rebounds while shooting 57.4 percent from the field, including 52.4 percent from 3-point range Recorded four assists, four blocks and three steals in the tournament Earns the second weekly award of his career after

Big Ten Hands Out Season's First Hoops Honors

The Big Ten announced its first weekly honors for the 2011-12 men’s hoops season Monday. Three players were honored, including a pair of Hoosiers. Sophomore Victor Oladipo took home Player of the Week honors after averaging 18.5 points, 5.5 rebounds, 1.5 steals and 0.5 blocks in Indiana’s first two games, both easy wins. See all the honorees in this post. Player of the Week: Victor Oladipo, Indiana, G – So. – 6-5 – Hyattville, Md. – DeMatha Tied his career high with 16 points in Indiana’s season-opener vs. Stony Brook before setting new career mark with 21 points against Chattanooga