Michigan and Indiana Earn Weekly Men's Basketball Honors

Michigan's Nik Stauskas

Michigan's Nik Stauskas

Jan. 21, 2014

Player of the Week

Nik Stauskas, Michigan
G - So. - 6-6 - Mississauga, Ontario, Canada - St. Mark's School [Mass.]

• Averaged 22.0 points, 5.0 rebounds and 4.5 assists per game in leading the Wolverines to a pair of Big Ten wins over Penn State and #3/3 Wisconsin
• For the week, shot 48.3 percent (14-of-29) from the field and 90.9 percent (10-of-11) from the free throw line
• Against Penn State, scored a game-high 21 points on 7-of-12 shooting, handed out five assists against zero turnovers and pulled down six rebounds
• In the road win at Wisconsin, poured in 23 points, including Michigan's final 11 points of the game, dished out four assists, corralled four rebounds, recorded two blocks and swiped one steal
• Currently leads the Big Ten in scoring at 18.0 points per game, and paces the conference with eight 20-point games
• Earns his first career Big Ten Player of the Week plaudit after claiming Big Ten Freshman of the Week honors three times last season
• Last Michigan Player of the Week: Trey Burke (Feb. 18, 2013)

Freshman of the Week

Noah Vonleh, Indiana
F - 6-11 - Haverhill, Mass. - New Hampton

• Averaged 13.5 points, 8.5 rebounds and 2.5 blocks per game during Indiana's split against #3/3 Wisconsin and Northwestern
• For the week, shot 45.0 percent (9-of-20) from the field, including a 66.7 percent (4-of-6) effort from three-point range
• Against the Badgers, scored 10 points, recorded four blocks, pulled down five rebounds and tallied one steal
• Against Northwestern, posted his seventh double-double of the season with 17 points and 12 rebounds, including six offensive boards, recorded one block and swiped one steal
• Currently leads the Big Ten with 9.2 rebounds per game
• Earns his sixth Freshman of the Week honor, the third-highest total since the award began in 2010
• Last Indiana Freshman of the Week: Noah Vonleh (Jan. 13, 2014)