A.J. Hammons, Deyonta Davis & Ethan Happ win Big Ten honors

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A.J. Hammons, Deyonta Davis & Ethan Happ win Big Ten honors

The Big Ten office released its latest weekly Big Ten men’s basketball honors Monday. See all of the latest honors and watch select video highlight below.

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See all of the latest honorees below.

Player of the Week: A.J. Hammons, Purdue, C – 7-0 – Sr. – Gary, Ind. – Oak Hill (Va.) Academy

  • Averaged 24.0 points, 9.5 rebounds and 3.5 blocks per game in leading the Boilermakers to a pair of wins over Minnesota and Nebraska
  • For the week, shot 67.7 percent (21-of-31) from the field and was a perfect 6-of-6 from the free throw line
  • Scored 16 points, pulled down eight rebounds and recorded three blocks at Minnesota
  • Poured in a career-high 32 points on 14-of-17 shooting, corralled 11 rebounds, handed out a career-best five assists and posted four blocks versus the Huskers
  • Currently averaging 15.5 points, 7.6 rebounds and 2.1 blocks per game on 59.0 percent shooting in conference play
  • Earns his fourth career Player of the Week honor and third plaudit this season
  • Last Purdue Player of the Week: A.J. Hammons (Dec. 28, 2015)

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Co-Freshmen of the Week: Deyonta Davis, Michigan State, F – 6-10 – Muskegon, Mich. – Muskegon

  • Averaged 11.0 rebounds, 4.0 blocks and 7.0 points per game on 63.6 percent shooting in just 19.5 minutes per contest in the Spartans’ wins over Northwestern and Rutgers
  • Scored eight points, pulled down 11 rebounds, posted a Michigan State single-game freshman record six blocks and handed out three assists in the road win over the Wildcats
  • Chipped in six points, corralled 11 rebounds and recorded a pair of blocks against the Scarlet Knights
  • In conference play, currently averaging 2.0 blocks per game while shooting 63.6 percent from the field
  • Earns his second Freshman of the Week honor
  • Last Michigan State Freshman of the Week: Deyonta Davis (Nov. 30, 2015)

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Ethan Happ, Wisconsin, F – 6-9 – Milan, Ill. – Rockridge

  • Averaged 15.5 points, 8.5 rebounds and 3.0 steals per game in the Badgers’ wins over nationally-ranked Indiana and Illinois
  • Poured in a career-high 25 points on 10-of-15 shooting, pulled down eight rebounds and swiped a career-best four steals in the overtime win versus the Hoosiers
  • Chipped in six points, corralled nine rebounds and tallied a pair of steals in just 22 minutes of action in the road victory at Illinois
  • In conference play, currently leads the Big Ten with 2.2 steals per game, and ranks third with 8.2 rebounds per contest
  • Earns his third Freshman of the Week honor and third in as many weeks
  • Last Wisconsin Freshman of the Week: Ethan Happ (Jan. 25, 2016)

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