Indiana, Ohio State and Purdue Claim Weekly Awards

Ohio State's Aaron Craft wins his first Big Ten Player of the Week honor

March 11, 2013

Co-Players of the Week
Cody Zeller, Indiana
7-0, So., C, Washington, Ind./Washington

  • Helped Indiana clinch its first outright Big Ten Championship and the No. 1 seed in the Big Ten Tournament in a road win against nationally ranked Michigan
  • Poured in 25 points and 10 rebounds against the Wolverines on Sunday, scoring six points and altering the potential game-winning shot in the final 52 seconds
  • Added 17 points, four rebounds and three assists in a mid-week matchup against Ohio State to average 21.0 points, 7.0 rebounds and 2.5 assists on the week
  • Wins his third Big Ten Player of the Week honor of his career and third this season
  • Last Indiana Big Ten Player of the Week: Victor Olapido (Feb. 25, 2013)

Aaron Craft, Ohio State
6-2, Jr., G, Findlay, Ohio

  • Led Ohio State to two victories, averaging 14.5 points on 64.7 percent shooting, 5.0 assists,4.0 rebounds and 3.5 steals against Indiana and Illinois
  • Had 15 points, four steals, four rebounds and four assists, while shooting 70 percent from the field in the road win over nationally ranked Indiana
  • Helped Ohio State clinch the No. 2 seed in the Big Ten Tournament with 14 points, six assists, four rebounds and three steals against the Illini
  • Wins his first Big Ten Player of the Week honor
  • Last Ohio State Player of the Week: Deshaun Thomas (Jan. 14, 2013)

 

Freshman of the Week
Rapheal Davis, Purdue
6-5, G, Fort Wayne, Ind./La Lumiere

  • Averaged 16.5 points on 64.7 percent shooting, adding 5.5 rebounds and 2.0 assists against Michigan and Minnesota last week
  • Posted 15 points in 35 minutes against nationally ranked Michigan, adding a career-best nine rebounds
  • In the win over Minnesota, tallied 18 points on 75 percent shooting, adding four assists, one block and one steal
  • Earns his first Big Ten Freshman of the Week honor
  • Last Purdue Big Ten Freshman of the Week: A.J. Hammons (Feb. 4, 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

March 4           P:    Trevor Mbakwe, Sr., MINN

                      F:    Kevin “Yogi” Ferrell, IND
                       

                      F:    Sam Dekker, WIS

March 11        P:    Cody Zeller, So., IND

                        P:    Aaron Craft, Jr., OSU

                        F:    Raphael Davis, PUR