Indiana, Michigan and Ohio State Claim Final Weekly Men's Basketball Awards

Indiana's Cody Zeller has earned his seventh Big Ten Freshman of the Week award.

Indiana's Cody Zeller has earned his seventh Big Ten Freshman of the Week award.

March 5, 2012

Player of the Week
Jared Sullinger, Ohio State
F – So. – 6-9 – Columbus, Ohio – Northland 

  • Averaged 18.0 points, 14.0 rebounds and 3.5 assists to lead No. 10/11 Ohio State to road wins over Northwestern and No. 5/5 Michigan State and a share of the Big Ten Championship
  • Posted 22 points, 18 rebounds, three assists and two blocks in the Buckeyes’ 75-73 win at Northwestern
  • Recorded 14 points, 10 rebounds and four assists in the Buckeyes’ 72-70 victory at Michigan State
  • Takes home the seventh Big Ten Player of the Week award of his career and his third this season
  • Last Ohio State Player of the Week: Jared Sullinger (Feb. 6, 2012)

Co-Freshman of the Week
Cody Zeller, Indiana
F – 6-11 – Washington, Ind. – Washington 

  • Posted 15.5 points and 5.5 rebounds per game to push No. 18/20 Indiana to wins against No. 5/5 Michigan State and Purdue
  • Scored 18 points and added four rebounds in the Hoosiers’ 70-55 win over the Spartans
  • Added 13 points and seven boards in Indiana’s 85-74 victory over the Boilermakers
  • Collects his seventh Big Ten Freshman of the Week award
  • Last Indiana Freshman of the Week: Cody Zeller (Feb. 13, 2012)

Trey Burke, Michigan
G – 5-11 – Columbus, Ohio – Northland 

  • Averaged 20.0 points, 3.0 assists and 3.0 rebounds in No. 13/16 Michigan’s road wins over Illinois and Penn State, helping the Wolverines clinch a share of the Big Ten title
  • Scored 21 points and added five assists and three rebounds in Michigan’s 72-61 win against the Fighting Illini
  • Recorded 19 points and three rebounds in the Wolverines’ 71-65 victory at Penn State
  • Earns his third consecutive honor and seventh this season
  • Last Michigan Freshman of the Week: Trey Burke (Feb. 27, 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
March 5
P:                    Jared Sullinger, So., OSU
F:                    Cody Zeller, IND
F:                    Trey Burke, MICH

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