Michigan and Michigan State Claim Weekly Awards

Michigan State's Gary Harris earns his third Freshman of the Week honor.

Feb. 18, 2013

Player of the Week
Trey Burke, Michigan
6-0, So., G, Columbus, Ohio/Northland

  • Averaged 23.5 points on nearly 60 percent shooting, 4.5 assists and 2.5 steals against Michigan State and Penn State last week
  • On the road against nationally ranked Michigan State, finished with 18 points and 63.6 percent shooting with four assists and three steals
  • Tallied a season-best 29 points against Penn State on Sunday, shooting 56.3 percent from the floor, including 75 percent from long range, with five assists and two steals
  • Earns his fourth career Big Ten Player of the Week honor and third this season
  • Last Michigan Player of the Week: Tim Hardaway Jr. (Jan. 21, 2013)

Freshman of the Week
Gary Harris, Michigan State
6-4, G, Fishers, Ind./Hamilton Southeastern

  • Averaged 15.5 points on 57.9 percent shooting, 2.5 rebounds and 2.0 steals in a pair of wins last week against Michigan and Nebraska
  • Scored 17 points against nationally ranked Michigan, adding three assists and three steals in 29 minutes
  • On the road against Nebraska, finished with 14 points on 83 percent shooting, adding four rebounds and one steal
  • Earns his third Big Ten Freshman of the Week honor
  • Last Michigan State Big Ten Freshman of the Week: Gary Harris (Dec. 10, 2012)

2012-13 Big Ten Men's Basketball Players of the Week

Nov. 12         P:    Tim Hardaway Jr., Jr., MICH
                    F:    Kevin "Yogi" Ferrell, IND

Nov. 19         P:    Deshaun Thomas, Jr., OSU
                    F:    Gary Harris, MSU



Nov. 26         P:    Andre Hollins, So., MINN
                    F:    Nik Stauskas, MICH

Dec. 3           P:    Andre Almeida, Sr., NEB
                    F:    Nik Stauskas, MICH

Dec. 10         P:    Brandon Paul, Sr., ILL
                    F:    Gary Harris, MSU

Dec. 17         P:    Trey Burke, So., MICH
                    F:    Mike Gesell, IOWA

Dec. 24         P:    Derrick Nix, Sr., MSU
                    F:    Mitch McGary, MICH

Dec. 31         P:    Tracy Abrams, So., ILL
                    F:    Nik Stauskas, MICH

Jan. 7           P:    Trey Burke, So., MICH
                    F:    Glenn Robinson III, MICH

Jan. 14         P:    Cody Zeller, So., IND
                   P:    Deshaun Thomas, Jr., OSU
                   F:    Sam Dekker, WIS

Jan. 21         P:    Tim Hardaway Jr., Jr., MICH
                   F:    Shavon Shields, NEB

Jan. 28         P:    Victor Oladipo, Jr., IND
                   F:    Glenn Robinson III, MICH

Feb. 4          P:     Cody Zeller, So., IND
                   P:     Keith Appling, Jr., MSU
                   F:     A.J. Hammons, PUR

Feb. 11         P:     D.J. Richardson, Sr., ILL
                   P:     Ben Brust, Jr., WIS
                   F:     Mitch McGary, MICH

Feb. 18         P:    Trey Burke, So., MICH
                   F:    Gary Harris, MSU