Michigan and Michigan State Earn Weekly Honors

Michigan State's Keith Appling earns his second Player of the Week award this season.

Jan. 2, 2012

Co-Player and Freshman of the Week
Trey Burke, Michigan
G – 5-11 – Columbus, Ohio – Northland

• Averaged 20.0 points, 5.0 assists and 4.0 rebounds, leading Michigan to a 2-0 start in conference play
• Opened the week with 13 points, seven assists without a turnover and five boards against Penn State
• Capped his week with a career-high 27 points on 8-for-11 shooting with three rebounds and three assists in a win over Minnesota
• Reels in his third Freshman of the Week award and collects his first Player of the Week honor
• Last Michigan Player of the Week: Tim Hardaway Jr. (Nov. 28, 2011)
• Last Michigan Freshman of the Week: Trey Burke (Dec. 12, 2011)

Co-Player of the Week
Keith Appling, Michigan State
G – So. – 6-1 – Detroit, Mich. - Pershing

• Averaged 19.5 points, 5.5 assists and 3.5 rebounds as Michigan State went 2-0 to open conference play
• Scored a career-high 25 points with seven assists and six boards in the Spartans’ win over No. 13/15 Indiana
• Scored 12 of his 14 points against Nebraska in the second half, also adding four assists, a rebound and a block
• Earns his second Player of the Week award of the season and of his career
• Last Michigan State Player of the Week: Keith Appling (Dec. 5, 2011)

2011-12 Big Ten Men’s Basketball Players of the Week
Nov. 14 
P:  Victor Oladipo, So., IND
F:  Cody Zeller, IND
F: Aaron White, IOWA
Nov. 21 
P: Drew Crawford, Jr., NU
F: Cody Zeller, IND
Nov. 28
P: Tim Hardaway Jr., So., MICH
F: Trey Burke, MICH
Dec. 5
P: Meyers Leonard, So., ILL
P: Keith Appling, So., MSU
F: Cody Zeller, IND
Dec. 12
P: Christian Watford, Jr., IND
P: Draymond Green, Sr., MSU
F: Trey Burke, MICH
Dec. 19
P: Deshaun Thomas, So., OSU
F: Cody Zeller, IND
Dec. 26
P: Meyers Leonard, So., ILL
F: Aaron White, IOWA
Jan. 2
P: Trey Burke, Fr., MICH
P: Keith Appling, So., MSU
F: Trey Burke, MICH