staff, November 21, 2016

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)


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)