Minnesota and Purdue Earn Weekly Men's Basketball Honors

Purdue's Bryson Scott was named Big Ten Freshman of the Week Monday.

Purdue's Bryson Scott was named Big Ten Freshman of the Week Monday.

Dec. 16, 2013

Player of the Week
Austin Hollins, Minnesota
G - Sr. - 6-4 - Germantown, Tenn. - Germantown

• Posted his third double-double of the season with a game-high 20 points and career-high 14 rebounds in the Golden Gophers' win over South Dakota State
• Eclipsed the 1,000-point plateau for his career
• Converted seven field goals against the Jackrabbits, corralled nine defensive boards and added three assists
• Earns his first career Big Ten Player of the Week honor
• Last Minnesota Player of the Week: Trevor Mbakwe (March 4, 2013)

Freshman of the Week
Bryson Scott, Purdue
G - 6-1 - Fort Wayne, Ind. - Northrop

• Scored 15 points on 6-of-9 shooting (.667) against Butler in the annual Crossroads Classic
• Pulled down four rebounds, handed out three assists and swiped three steals
• Recorded his second straight game with at least 15 points, and is shooting 56.3 percent from the field over the past two contests
• Earns his second Freshman of the Week honor
• Last Purdue Freshman of the Week: Bryson Scott (Nov. 25, 2013)

2013-14 Big Ten Men's Basketball Players of the Week:
Nov. 11
Player: Shavon Shields, NEB
Freshman: Noah Vonleh, IND

Nov. 18
Player: Adreian Payne, MSU
Freshman: Noah Vonleh, IND

Nov. 25
Player: Frank Kaminsky, WIS
Freshman: Bryson Scott, PUR

Dec. 2
Player: Rayvonte Rice, ILL
Freshman: Zak Irvin, MICH

Dec. 9
Player: LaQuinton Ross, OSU
Freshman: Noah Vonleh, IND

Dec. 16
Player: Austin Hollins, MINN
Freshman: Bryson Scott, PUR