, January 16, 2017

The Big Ten released its latest Big Ten weekly men's basketball honors Monday. See all of the honorees, plus watch video highlights, below.

Player of the Week: Scottie Lindsey, Northwestern, G - Jr. - 6-5

  • Averaged 18.0 points, 7.5 rebounds, 3.0 assists and 2.0 steals per game in leading the Wildcats to a pair of wins against Rutgers and Iowa
  • Scored 14 points, including 11 in the second half, and pulled down seven rebounds at Rutgers, as the Wildcats secured their third conference road win
  • Scored 22 points on eight field goals, including a trio of three-pointers, corralled eight rebounds, handed out five assists and swiped three steals against the visiting Hawkeyes
  • In conference games only, currently ranks fifth in the Big Ten with 17.8 points per contest
  • Earns his first Big Ten Player of the Week honor
  • Last Northwestern Player of the Week: Alex Olah (Nov. 16, 2015)

Co-Freshmen of the Week: Miles Bridges, Michigan State, G/F - 6-7

  • Averaged 20.0 points, 7.5 rebounds and 2.0 blocks per game in the Spartans? split against nationally-ranked Minnesota and Ohio State
  • For the week, shot 73.7 percent (14-of-19) from the field, 75.0 percent (6-of-8) from three-point range and was 6-of-6 from the free throw line
  • Scored 16 points on 5-of-7 shooting, including a 4-of-4 effort from the free throw line, pulled down six rebounds and recorded four blocks in the win over the Gophers
  • Poured in a game-high 24 points on 9-of-12 shooting, including a 4-of-5 effort from three-point range, and corralled nine rebounds in the 72-67 setback at Ohio State
  • Earns his third Freshman of the Week honor
  • Last Michigan State Freshman of the Week: Nick Ward (Jan. 2, 2017)

Mike Watkins, Penn State, F/C - 6-9

  • Produced his fourth double-double of the season with 15 points and 15 rebounds in the Nittany Lions? two-point win over No. 24/24 Minnesota
  • Converted 6-of-9 field goals, was 3-of-3 from the free throw line and pulled down five offensive rebounds
  • Accounted for 29 percent of the Nittany Lions? scoring, and 38 percent of their rebounds, in the 52-50, come-from-behind victory
  • In conference games only, currently ranks second in the Big Ten with 9.8 rebounds per contest
  • Earns his second Freshman of the Week honor
  • Last Penn State Freshman of the Week: Nick Ward (Dec. 19, 2016)