Ohio State's Sullinger Named Big Ten Player and Freshman of the Week
Jan. 24, 2011
Park Ridge, Ill. -
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)
2010-11 Big Ten Men's Basketball Weekly Honorees