Maryland, Minnesota Earn Weekly Men’s Basketball Honors
Nov. 20, 2017

Player of the Week

Jordan Murphy, Minnesota

F – Jr. – 6-6 – San Antonio, Texas – Brennan

  • Averaged 21.3 points, 12.0 rebounds and 1.7 blocks in No. 14/15 Minnesota’s three wins last week against Providence (RV), Niagara and Western Carolina
  • Recorded three double-doubles, and now has one in every game this season: 23 points and 14 rebounds vs. Providence, 18 points and 11 rebounds vs. Niagara and 23 points and 11 rebounds vs. Western Carolina
  • Had a career high with 15 made free throws on 19 attempts vs. WCU
  • Last back-to-back Player of the Week honoree: Wisconsin’s Ethan Happ (Jan. 23 and Jan. 30, 2017)
  • Earns his third career Big Ten Player of the Week honor and second this season
  • Last Minnesota Player of the Week: Jordan Murphy (Nov. 13, 2017)

Freshmen of the Week

Darryl Morsell, Maryland

G – 6-4 – Baltimore, Md. – Mount Saint Joseph

  • Averaged 14.0 points, 2.0 rebounds and 1.5 steals the past week to lead Maryland to wins over Butler and Bucknell
  • Finished with 15 points in Maryland's win over Butler on Wednesday, then fueled a 15-point comeback victory over Bucknell on Saturday
  • Scored 12 of his 15 points in the second half against Bucknell while holding its leading scorer to below his season average on defense
  • Earns his first Freshman of the Week honor
  • Last Maryland Freshman of the Week: Justin Jackson (Jan. 23, 2017)


2017-18 Big Ten Men’s Basketball Players of the Week

Nov. 13         

P: Jordan Murphy, MINN

F: Luka Garza, IOWA

Nov. 20

P: Jordan Murphy, MINN

F: Darryl Morsell, MD