Ohio State's Butler Named Big Ten Player of the Week

March 10, 2008

Jamar Butler, Ohio State
Sr., G, Lima, Ohio/Shawnee
For the week, Butler averaged 22.5 points per game in wins over Purdue and Michigan State. The Lima, Ohio, native scored 25 points against the Boilermakers, shooting at a .750 clip. Butler was five-of-six from behind the arc. The senior scored 20 points in the win over the Spartans. This is the first weekly laurel for Butler this season and the second of his career.
Last OSU Player of the Week: Kosta Koufas (11/26/07)