Ohio State's Prahalis, Northwestern's Jones Named Players of the Week

Ohio State's Samantha Prahalis was named Big Ten Player of the Week on Tuesday.

Ohio State's Samantha Prahalis was named Big Ten Player of the Week on Tuesday.

Feb. 7, 2012

Player of the Week
Samantha Prahalis, Ohio State
5-7, Sr., G, Commack, N.Y./Commack
• Poured in a career-high 34 points in leading Ohio State to a victory over Wisconsin on Monday night
• Shot 12-for-18 from the floor, including 4-of-5 from 3-point range
• Added five assists, four steals and two rebounds in 38 minutes of play
• Claims her seventh weekly Big Ten honor and third this season
• Last Ohio State Player of the Week: Samantha Prahalis (Jan. 23, 2012)

Freshman of the Week
Morgan Jones, Northwestern
6-2, G, Altamonte Springs, Fla./Lake Mary
• Scored nearly a point per minute against Michigan on Thursday, tallying a game-high 25 points in 27 minutes of action
• Recorded five assists against just two turnovers, adding seven rebounds and three steals
• Picks up her fourth Big Ten Freshman of the Week honor
• Last Northwestern Freshman of the Week: Morgan Jones (Dec. 19, 2011)