Indiana and Wisconsin Take Home Player of the Week Accolades

Wisconsin's Taylor Wurtz was named Big Ten Player of the Week on Monday.

Wisconsin's Taylor Wurtz was named Big Ten Player of the Week on Monday.

Jan. 6, 2014

Player of the Week
Taylor Wurtz, Wisconsin
Sr., G, Brandon, Wis./Ripon
• Tied a career best with 27 points and recorded a personal high 19 rebounds in leading Wisconsin to an overtime victory over Illinois on Friday
• Posted her third double-double of the season, and 11th of her career, while adding four assists and a steal
• Helped the Badgers rally from two second-half deficits, scoring 24 points after halftime, including 10 during the overtime session
• Claims her first career Player of the Week Honor
• Last Wisconsin Player of the Week: Jacki Gulczynski (Dec. 17, 2012)

Big Ten Player of the Week Honor Roll
Simone Deloach, Sr., C, IND: Came off the bench to record 10 points, 14 rebounds, three blocks and three steals in Indiana’s two-point victory against nationally ranked Iowa
Rachel Theriot, So., G, NEB: Finished with 19 points, eight assists against just one turnover, six rebounds and two steals in a one-point win over Northwestern
Maggie Lucas, Sr., G, PSU: Scored a game-high 27 points, her eighth 20-point game of the season, adding three rebounds and two steals in Sunday’s victory over Iowa

Freshman of the Week
Larryn Brooks, Indiana
G, Richmond, Ky./Madison Central
• Helped Indiana to a 14-0 start after finishing with 20 points and a career-high nine assists in a win over nationally ranked Iowa on Thursday
• Made seven free throws in the final minute of the game, helping the Hoosiers hold on for the two-point victory
• Recorded her fifth 20-point game of the season, the most among all Big Ten freshmen
• Claims her second Freshman of the Week award
• Last Indiana Freshman of the Week: Larryn Brooks (Nov. 12, 2013)