Iowa, Michigan and Purdue Claim Weekly Men's Basketball Honors

Purdue's Robbie Hummel (pictured) and Iowa's Matt Gatens have been named Big Ten Co-Players of the Week.

Purdue's Robbie Hummel (pictured) and Iowa's Matt Gatens have been named Big Ten Co-Players of the Week.

Feb. 27, 2012

Co-Players of the Week
Matt Gatens, Iowa
G - Sr. - 6-5 - Iowa City, Iowa - West 

  • Averaged 27.5 points and 2.5 rebounds in two games last week
  • Scored a career-high 33 points and added three rebounds and three assists against No. 16/15 Wisconsin, shooting 66.7 percent (12-18) from the field, making seven of 10 from three-point range in the Hawkeyes' 67-66 win
  • Posted 22 points and two boards on the road against Illinois, converting on five of six three-point attempts
  • Earns the first Player of the Week honor of his career
  • Last Iowa Player of the Week: Jake Kelly (March 9, 2009)

Robbie Hummel, Purdue
F - Sr. - 6-8 - Valparaiso, Ind. - Valparaiso 

  • Notched 23.0 points and 8.0 rebounds per game to lead Purdue to wins over Nebraska and at No. 11/13 Michigan
  • Recorded a season-high 29 points and added seven rebounds and two blocks in the Boilermakers' 83-65 win over the Huskers
  • Tallied 17 points and nine rebounds in Purdue's 75-61 road win against the Wolverines
  • Collects his fourth career weekly award and first this season
  • Last Purdue Player of the Week: JaJuan Johnson (Feb. 28, 2011)

Freshman of the Week
Trey Burke, Michigan
G - 5-11 - Columbus, Ohio - Northland

  • Averaged 15.5 points, 4.0 assists and 3.5 rebounds per game last week
  • Led the Wolverines in scoring against Northwestern, posting 19 points, six rebounds, four assists and two steals in the 67-55 overtime win
  • Scored 12 points and added four assists against Purdue
  • Reels in his second straight weekly award and sixth this season
  • Last Michigan Freshman of the Week: Trey Burke (Feb. 20, 2012)

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
Feb. 13
P: Draymond Green, Sr., MSU
F: Cody Zeller, IND
Feb. 20
P: Draymond Green, Sr., MSU
F: Trey Burke, MICH
Feb. 27
P: Matt Gatens, Sr., IOWA
P: Robbie Hummel, Sr., PUR
F: Trey Burke, MICH


 

 

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