Iowa, Northwestern and Ohio State Earn Weekly Men's Basketball Awards

Northwestern's John Shurna has been named Co-Player of the Week.


Northwestern's John Shurna has been named Co-Player of the Week.

Feb. 6, 2012

Co-Player of the Week
John Shurna, Northwestern
F – Sr. – 6-9 – Glen Ellyn, Ill. – Glenbard West 

  • Averaged 26.0 points and 4.0 rebounds in Northwestern’s wins over Nebraska and Illinois
  • Scored 28 points and added five rebounds, two blocks and two steals in the Wildcats’ 84-74 win against the Huskers
  • Posted 24 points, three rebounds, two assists and two steals in Northwestern’s 74-70 road win over Illinois
  • Shot a combined 71.4 percent (20-28) from the floor in the pair of games
  • Collects his fifth career weekly honor and his first this season
  • Last Northwestern Player of the Week: Drew Crawford (Nov. 21, 2011)

Jared Sullinger, Ohio State
F/C – So. – 6-9 – Columbus, Ohio – Northland 

  • Scored 24 points, pulled down 10 rebounds and notched three steals in No. 3/3 Ohio State’s 58-52 win at No. 19/20 Wisconsin
  • Recorded his 10th double-double this season and the 28th of his career
  • Earns his sixth career Player of the Week award and second this season
  • Last Ohio State Player of the Week: Jared Sullinger (Jan. 9, 2012)

Co-Freshman of the Week
Aaron White, Iowa
F – 6-8 – Strongsville, Ohio – Strongsville 

  • Averaged 13.0 points and 8.0 rebounds in Iowa’s wins over Minnesota and Penn State
  • Recorded 17 points, nine rebounds, four assists, three blocks and two steals in the Hawkeyes’ 77-64 victory against the Nittany Lions
  • Notched nine points and seven rebounds in Iowa’s 63-59 win over the Golden Gophers
  • Reels in his third award this season
  • Last Iowa Freshman of the Week: Aaron White (Dec. 26, 2011)

 

 

Dave Sobolewski, Northwestern
G – 6-1 – Naperville, Ill. – Benet Academy 

  • Posted 14.5 points, 4.0 rebounds and 3.5 assists in Northwestern’s wins against Nebraska and Illinois
  • Recorded 15 points, six rebounds and five assists in the Wildcats’ 84-74 win over Nebraska
  • Notched 14 points, two rebounds and two assists, playing all 40 minutes without committing a turnover in Northwestern’s 74-70 win at Illinois
  • Earns his first weekly honor
  • Last Northwestern Freshman of the Week: N/A

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
Jan. 30
P:                    Draymond Green, Sr., MSU
P:                    Brandon Richardson, Sr., NEB
F:                    Branden Dawson, MSU
Feb. 6
P:                    John Shurna, Sr., NU
P:                    Jared Sullinger, So., OSU
F:                    Aaron White, IOWA
F:                    Dave Sobolewski, NU

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