Wisconsin and Ohio State Receive Men's Basketball Weekly Honors
Dec. 6, 2010
Park Ridge, Ill. -
Player of the Week
Wisconsin's Jon Leuer earns his first Player of the Week award this season after averaging 25.5 points, 10 rebounds, three blocks and two assists per game in wins over NC State and South Dakota last week. The senior recorded his fifth career double-double against the Wolfpack with 22 points, 11 rebounds, two assists, two blocks and two steals. He followed that performance with a career-high 29 points, including six three-pointers, nine boards, two assists and four blocks against the Coyotes. The Orono, Minn., native has scored 20 points or more in four of his eight games this season. Leuer's award marks the second in his career and the first for the Badgers this season.
Last Wisconsin Player of the Week: Jon Leuer (March 8, 2010)
Freshman of the Week
Jared Sullinger collects his third Freshman of the Week award after recording his career double-double in just six games with 11 points and 13 rebounds at Florida State in the ACC/Big Ten Challenge. He also added one block and a steal in the 58-44 Buckeye win. The freshman from Columbus, Ohio, leads the Buckeyes with 34 field goals, 19 free throws and 56 rebounds. He is one point off the team scoring lead with 87 points and is second on the squad with eight steals.
Last Ohio State Freshman of the Week: Deshaun Thomas (Nov. 29, 2010)
2010 Big Ten Men's Basketball Weekly Honorees
Nov. 15 P: John Shurna, Jr., NU