Indiana and Iowa Collect Big Ten Men's Basketball Weekly Honors

Iowa freshman Aaron White scored 19 points and grabbed 10 rebounds in the Hawkeyes' season-opener.

Iowa freshman Aaron White scored 19 points and grabbed 10 rebounds in the Hawkeyes' season-opener.

Nov. 14, 2011

Player of the Week
Victor Oladipo, Indiana
G – So. – 6-5 – Hyattville, Md. - DeMatha

• Tied his career high with 16 points in Indiana’s season-opener vs. Stony Brook before setting new career mark with 21 points against Chattanooga
• Averaged 18.5 points per game while shooting 72.2 percent from the floor, leading Indiana to a 2-0 record for the fifth straight season
• Shot 76.9 percent from the free-throw line and averaged 5.5 rebounds, 1.5 steals and 1.0 assists over the weekend
• Last Indiana Player of the Week: D.J. White (Feb. 4, 2008)

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

• Averaged 11.5 points, 7.5 rebounds, 4.5 steals and 1.5 blocks while shooting 77.8 percent from the floor in two Hoosier victories
• Set an Indiana freshman record with six steals against Chattanooga on Sunday
• Recorded a double-double with 16 points and 10 boards against Stony Brook on Friday to open his college career
• Zeller is the first player from Indiana to be named Big Ten Freshman of the Week

Aaron White, Iowa
F – 6-8 – Strongsville, Ohio - Strongsville

• Led all players with 19 points and 10 rebounds in Iowa’s season-opening win over Chicago State on Friday
• Shot 50 percent from the floor, including 66.7 from behind the 3-point line, and was a perfect 5-for-5 at the free-throw line
• Became the first player to post a double-double in his Hawkeye debut since 1997 and the first since 1993 to do it with points and rebounds
• White is the first player from Iowa to be named Big Ten Freshman of the Week


 

 

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

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