Michigan and Ohio State Claim Weekly Conference Honors
Dec. 27, 2010
Park Ridge, Ill. -
Michigan's Darius Morris earns the first Player of the Week honor of his career after recording his fourth points and assists double-double of the season with 26 points and 12 assists in the Wolverines' 87-71 victory against Bryant. He finished the game with a team-best six rebounds and posted career highs in three-pointers and free throws, connecting on four of six (67 percent) shots from long range while shooting 80 percent (8-for-10) from the line. Morris and his teammates tied the Michigan record for three-pointers in a game with 16 as the Maize and Blue equaled the team's best start in the John Beilein era.
Last Michigan Player of the Week: DeShawn Sims (Jan. 11, 2010)
Co-Freshman of the Week
Michigan's Tim Hardaway Jr. earns the Wolverines' first Freshman of the Week award after recording a career-best 20 points in the Wolverines' 87-71 victory against Bryant. He added five rebounds and two assists while making four three-pointers against the Bulldogs, helping Michigan equal the program record for threes in a single game with 16.
Last Michigan Freshman of the Week: N/A
Jared Sullinger - Ohio State
Ohio State's Jared Sullinger earns his fourth consecutive Freshman of the Week award after averaging a double-double with 12.5 points and 12.5 rebounds in wins against UNC-Asheville and Oakland last week. Against UNC-Asheville, he scored nine points and grabbed 16 boards before reversing his totals against Oakland with 16 points and nine rebounds. The 6-9 center currently leads Ohio State with 17.5 points and 10.1 rebounds per game.
Last Ohio State Freshman of the Week: Jared Sullinger (Dec. 20, 2010)
2010 Big Ten Men's Basketball Weekly Honorees