staff, December 21, 2015

The Big Ten released its latest Big Ten men's basketball honors Monday. Check out all of the award winners and watch select video highlights below.

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Co-Players of the Week: Malcolm Hill, Illinois, G - Jr. - 6-6 - Fairview Heights, Ill. - Belleville East

  • Posted a double-double against South Dakota, setting career highs with 34 points, 11 rebounds and three blocks
  • Converted 10-of-16 field goals, including four three-pointers, and was 10-of-11 from the free throw line
  • Added five assists and two steals
  • Became the first Illinois player in 25 years to record a 30-point, 10-rebound, five-assist game
  • Earns his second career Big Ten Player of the Week honor
  • Last Illinois Player of the Week: Malcolm Hill (Feb. 2, 2015)


Caris LeVert, G/F - Sr. - 6-7 - Pickerington, Ohio - Central

  • Averaged 16.0 points, 8.0 rebounds, 7.5 assists and 1.5 steals per game in leading the Wolverines to wins over Northern Kentucky and Youngstown State
  • Shot 64.7 percent (11-of-17) from the field for the week, and recorded a 5.0 assist/turnover ratio with 15 assists against just three turnovers
  • Recorded the fourth triple-double in Michigan history with 13 points, 10 assists and 10 rebounds versus Northern Kentucky
  • Scored 19 points on 7-of-8 shooting, pulled down six rebounds and handed out five assists against Youngstown State
  • Earns his first career Big Ten Player of the Week honor
  • Last Michigan Player of the Week: Nik Stauskas (March 10, 2014)


Freshman of the Week: Nicholas Baer, Iowa, F - 6-7 - Bettendorf, Iowa - Bettendorf

  • Scored 13 points, recorded a career-high six blocks and pulled down seven rebounds in Iowa?s win over Drake at the Big Four Classic
  • Converted 5-of-10 field goals, including a trio of three-pointers
  • Helped Iowa record a school-record 14 team blocks
  • Earns his first Freshman of the Week honor
  • Last Iowa Freshman of the Week: Mike Gesell (Dec. 17, 2012)