staff, February 23, 2015

The Big Ten announced its Big Ten Men's Basketball Players of the Week on Monday. See the latest honorees below.

Player of the Week: A.J. Hammons, Purdue, C

  • Scored 20 points on 8-of-9 shooting, posted four blocks and corralled four rebounds in Purdue?s road win at Indiana
  • After missing his first field goal attempt, went 8-of-8 from the field down the stretch of the game
  • Converted two free throws with 4.3 seconds remaining to give Purdue a four-point lead that it would not relinquish
  • In two games against Indiana this season, went 12-of-13 from the field for 31 points and recorded 12 blocks
  • In conference play, currently leads the Big Ten with a 63.0 field goal percentage and 3.0 blocks per game
  • Earns his first career Big Ten Player of the Week honor
  • Last Purdue Player of the Week: Robbie Hummel (Feb. 27, 2012)

Freshman of the Week: Vic Law, Northwestern, F

  • Averaged 13.0 points, 7.5 rebounds and 1.5 steals per game in leading Northwestern to wins at Minnesota and versus Penn State
  • For the week, shot 58.8 percent (10-of-17) from the field and 60.0 percent (6-of-10) from three-point range
  • Chipped in nine points on a trio of three-point field goals and pulled down four rebounds at Minnesota
  • Recorded his first double-double with a career-high 17 points and 11 rebounds to go along with two steals against the Nittany Lions
  • Earns his first Big Ten Freshman of the Week honor
  • Last Northwestern Freshman of the Week: Bryant McIntosh (Dec. 15, 2014)