Indiana and Nebraska Claim Weekly Awards

Nebraska's Shavon Shields earns his second Big Ten Freshman of the Week honor.

Feb. 25, 2013

Player of the Week
Victor Oladipo, Indiana
6-5, Jr., G, Upper Marlboro, Md./DeMatha

  • Scored six points in the final 50 seconds at No. 4/5 Michigan State on Tuesday, helping Indiana overcome a four-point deficit in the final minute
  • Finished with 19 points to reach the 1,000 mark in his career, and added nine rebounds, five steals and one block
  • Shot 63.6 percent from the field and was a perfect four-for-four from the free-throw line in 30 minutes of play
  • Earns his third career Big Ten Player of the Week honor and second this season
  • Last Indiana Player of the Week: Cody Zeller (Feb. 4, 2013)

Freshman of the Week
Shavon Shields, Nebraska
F, Olathe, Kan./Olathe Northwest

  • Helped Nebraska overcome a 19-point first-half deficit, the third-largest comeback in school history, to defeat Iowa on Saturday
  • Scored 17 points, 12 of which came in the second half, and added seven rebounds in the win
  • Shot 55.6 percent from the field in 37 minutes
  • Earns his second Big Ten Freshman of the Week honor
  • Last Nebraska Big Ten Freshman of the Week: Shavon Shields (Jan. 21, 2013)

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

Feb. 25       P:    Victor Oladipo, Jr., IND

                 F:    Shavon Shields, NEB