It’s no surprise to see freshmen have an immediate impact each season in college basketball. Players arrive more and more ready to not just contribute, but also to be stars. And this year’s crop of freshmen in the Big Ten is emerging as a formidable unit.
The Big Ten office released its weekly men's basketball award winners Monday, and it's a pair of familiar names earning recognition. Purdue star Caleb Swanigan is player of the week for the fourth time this season, while Minnesota's Amir Coffey claims his second freshman laurels.
The Big Ten office released its weekly Big Ten men's basketball honors Monday afternoon. See the honorees inside.