Ohio State's Sullinger Named Big Ten Player and Freshman of the Week

Jared Sullinger averaged a double-double last week in wins against Iowa and No. 23/22 Illinois.

Jared Sullinger averaged a double-double last week in wins against Iowa and No. 23/22 Illinois.

Jan. 24, 2011

Park Ridge, Ill. -
Player/Freshman of the Week
Jared Sullinger - Ohio State
Fr. - F - 6-9
Columbus, Ohio - Northland

Ohio State's Jared Sullinger earns Big Ten Player of the Week honors for the fourth time and Freshman of the Week honors for the ninth time this season. The 6-9 center averaged a double-double last week in wins against Iowa and No. 23/22 Illinois. He scored 27 points and grabbed 16 rebounds in Ohio State's win over the Illini, finishing with averages of 20.0 points and 12.5 rebounds. The Columbus, Ohio, native also had three blocks against Illinois and played all 40 minutes in the game. Sullinger made 13 free throws against the Illini, marking the second-highest single-game total by an Ohio State freshman. His double-double in the game marked his ninth this season, which is the second-highest total in the Big Ten this year.

Last Ohio State Player of the Week: Jared Sullinger (Jan. 10, 2011)
Last Ohio State Freshman of the Week: Aaron Craft (Jan. 17, 2011)

2010-11 Big Ten Men's Basketball Weekly Honorees

Nov. 15
P: John Shurna, Jr., NU
F: Jared Sullinger, OSU
Nov. 22
P: Trevor Mbakwe, Jr., MINN
P: Jared Sullinger, Fr., OSU
F: Jared Sullinger, OSU
Nov. 29
P: Kalin Lucas, Sr., MSU
F: Deshaun Thomas, OSU
Dec. 6
P: Jon Leuer, Sr., WIS
F: Jared Sullinger, OSU
Dec. 13
P: Jared Sullinger, Fr., OSU
F: Jared Sullinger, OSU
Dec. 20
P: John Shurna, Jr., NU
F: Jared Sullinger, OSU
Dec. 27
P: Darius Morris, So., MICH
F: Tim Hardaway Jr., MICH
F: Jared Sullinger, OSU
Jan. 3
P: Demetri McCamey, Sr., ILL
P: E'Twaun Moore, Sr., PUR
F: Jared Sullinger, OSU
Jan. 10
P: Jared Sullinger, Fr., OSU
P: Ryne Smith, Jr., PUR
F: Jared Sullinger, Fr., OSU
Jan. 17
P: Draymond Green, Jr., MSU
F: Aaron Craft, OSU
Jan. 24
P: Jared Sullinger, Fr., OSU
F: Jared Sullinger, OSU

 

 

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