Indiana, Ohio State and Purdue Claim Weekly Awards

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

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

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