Purdue and Wisconsin Claim Weekly Men’s Basketball Awards
Feb. 26, 2018

Player of the Week
Carsen Edwards, Purdue
G – So. – 6-1 – Atascocita, Texas – Atascocita

  • Averaged 29.0 points, 5.0 assists, 4.5 rebounds and went 17-of-31 (.548) from the field, including 7-of-14 (.500) from 3-point range, last week in victories over Illinois and Minnesota
  • Scored a career-high 40 points at Illinois on Thursday, the most for a Purdue sophomore since 1993 and the most for a Purdue guard since 1970
  • Added 18 points with seven assists, four rebounds, three steals and two blocked shots in a win over Minnesota on Sunday
  • Earns his second career Big Ten Player of the Week honor
  • Last Purdue Player of the Week: Vincent Edwards (Jan. 29, 2018)

Freshman of the Week
Brad Davison, Wisconsin
G – 6-3 – Maple Grove, Minn. – Maple Grove

  • Averaged 18.0 points, 3.3 assists and 3.0 rebounds in three contests last week
  • Recorded with 19 points and matched career highs in 3-pointers (five) and steals (four) in a win over Minnesota
  • Scored a career-high 30 points, grabbed three boards and dished out two assists against Michigan State on Sunday, becoming the first Wisconsin freshman with a 30-point game since 1996
  • Earns his second Big Ten Freshman of the Week honor
  • Last Wisconsin Freshman of the Week: Brad Davison (Nov. 27, 2017)