Indiana and Ohio State Reel in Weekly Men's Basketball Laurels

Indiana's Cody Zeller picks up his fifth Big Ten Freshman of the Week award.

Jan. 9, 2012

Player of the Week
Jared Sullinger, Ohio State
C/F – 6-9 – Columbus, Ohio – Northland 

  • Averaged a double-double in wins over Nebraska and Iowa, posting 23.5 points and 10.0 rebounds per game
  • Recorded 19 points and 12 rebounds in Ohio State’s 71-40 win over Nebraska
  • Poured in 28 points and added eight rebounds and four steals in the Buckeyes’ 76-47 road win over Iowa
  • Earns his fifth career Player of the Week award and first this season
  • Last Ohio State Player of the Week: Deshaun Thomas (Dec. 19, 2011)

Freshman of the Week
Cody Zeller, Indiana
F – 6-11 – Washington, Ind. – Washington 

  • Averaged 14.0 points and 4.0 rebounds in Indiana’s wins over Michigan and Penn State
  • Shot 80 percent from the floor (8-10) en route to an 18-point, four-rebound performance in the Hoosiers’ 73-71 win against the Wolverines
  • Scored 10 points and added four rebounds in Indiana’s 88-82 win at Penn State
  • Collects his fifth Freshman of the Week honor
  • Last Indiana Freshman of the Week: Cody Zeller (Dec. 19, 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
Jan. 9
P: Jared Sullinger, So., OSU
F: Cody Zeller, IND