Michigan and Wisconsin Collect Weekly Men's Basketball Accolades

Michigan's Trey Burke has been named the Big Ten Freshman of the Week.

Jan. 23, 2012

Player of the Week
Jordan Taylor, Wisconsin
G – Sr. – 6-1 – Bloomington, Minn. – Benilde-St. Margaret’s 

  • Averaged 17.0 points, 6.0 rebounds and 5.5 assists in Wisconsin’s wins over Northwestern and at No. 22/25 Illinois
  • Posted 15 points, six assists and three rebounds in the Badgers’ 77-57 win against Wildcats
  • Scored 19 points and added nine rebounds and five assists in Wisconsin’s 67-63 road win over the Fighting Illini
  • Earns his second career weekly honor and first this season
  • Last Wisconsin Player of the Week: Jordan Taylor (Feb. 11, 2011)

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

  • Recorded 16.5 points, 5.5 rebounds and 4.5 assists per game against No. 9/9 Michigan State and Arkansas
  • Scored 20 points on 72.7 percent shooting (8-11) and added four rebounds and three assists in the Wolverines’ 60-59 win against the Spartans
  • Notched 13 points, seven rebounds and six assists in a narrow 66-64 road loss to the Razorbacks
  • Collects his fourth weekly honor
  • Last Michigan Freshman of the Week: Trey Burke (Jan. 2, 2012)

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
Jan. 16
P: Brandon Paul, Jr., ILL
F: Joe Coleman, MINN
Jan. 23
P: Jordan Taylor, Sr., WIS
F: Trey Burke, MICH