Nebraska Takes Home Big Ten Weekly Honors

Jordan Hooper averaged 27.5 points and seven rebounds in two wins last week.

Feb. 5, 2013

Park Ridge, Ill. -

Player of the Week
Jordan Hooper, Nebraska
6-2, Jr., F, Alliance, Neb./Alliance

  • Averaged 27.5 points, 7.0 rebounds and 1.5 steals per game in Nebraska’s victories over Ohio State and Minnesota last week
  • Recorded 28 points, while shooting 56 percent from three-point range, and seven rebounds in the Huskers’ win at Ohio State
  • Posted 27 points on 10-of-17 shooting and seven rebounds in just 27 minutes of action in Nebraska’s defeat of the Gophers
  • Earns her second Big Ten Player of the Week award this season and fifth of her career
  • Last Nebraska Player of the Week: Jordan Hooper (Dec. 24, 2012)

Freshman of the Week
Rachel Theriot, Nebraska
6-0, G, Middleburg Heights, Ohio/Midpark

  • Averaged 10.0 points on 75 percent shooting, 6.0 rebounds, 5.5 assists and 1.5 steals per game in Nebraska’s wins over Ohio State and Minnesota last week
  • Filled the stat sheet with nine points, six assists, five rebounds, one steal and one block in the Huskers’ defeat of the Buckeyes
  • Notched 11 points on 5-for-5 shooting, a career-high seven rebounds, five assists and two steals in the victory over the Gophers
  • Wins her third Big Ten Freshman of the Week honor
  • Last Nebraska Freshman of the Week: Rachel Theriot (Jan. 22, 2013)