Purdue and Michigan Garner Weekly Basketball Awards
Feb. 21, 2011
Park Ridge, Ill. -
E'Twaun Moore averaged 28.5 points per game last week to lead Purdue to a pair of wins over top-10 opponents, as the Boilermakers defeated No. 10/10 Wisconsin and No. 2/3 Ohio State. Moore also became the fifth player in school history to reach 2,000 career points and just the fourth player in conference history to accrue 2,000 points, 500 rebounds and 350 assists. For the week, he shot 56.8 percent from the field and 58.8 percent from three-point range, also averaging 3.5 rebounds and 2.5 assists per game. Against the Buckeyes, the senior dropped a career-high 38 points, handing out five assists and grabbing four rebounds. He shot 72.2 percent (13-of-18) from the field and 70.0 percent (7-of-10) from long range. This is Moore's second weekly award of the season.
Last Purdue Player of the Week: Ryne Smith (Jan. 10, 2011)
Freshman of the Week
Michigan's Tim Hardaway Jr. earns his second consecutive weekly award and third overall after averaging 20.0 points, 2.5 rebounds, 3.5 assists and 1.5 steals per game. The freshman shot 56.5 (13-of-23) from the floor, 55.6 percent from long range (5-for-9) and 90.0 percent from the free-throw line. In Michigan's 75-72 overtime victory against Iowa, Hardaway scored a career-best 30 points, going 9-for-14 from the field, including a 5-for-7 performance from long range. His performance made him the first Michigan freshman to hit 30 points in a game in eight years.
Last Michigan Freshman of the Week: Tim Hardaway Jr. (Feb. 14, 2011)
2010-11 Big Ten Men's Basketball Weekly Honorees