Illinois' Penn and Iowa's Logic Named Weekly Big Ten Honorees

Iowa's Samantha Logic was named Big Ten Co-Player and Freshman of the Week on Tuesday.

Iowa's Samantha Logic was named Big Ten Co-Player and Freshman of the Week on Tuesday.

Feb. 14, 2012

Co-Player of the Week
Karisma Penn, Illinois
6-2, Jr., F, Shaker Heights, Ohio/Shaker Heights
• Helped Illinois to a pair of wins last week, including a victory over No. 10 Ohio State, while averaging 17.0 points, 6.0 rebounds, 4.0 blocks, 4.0 steals and 3.0 assists on the week
• Played all 40 minutes in the Illini’s win over Ohio State, their first victory over a ranked opponent since 2008, finishing with 11 points, five rebounds, two blocks and two steals
• Poured in 23 points and chipped in seven rebounds, six blocks and six steals in Illinois’ road victory against Indiana
• Claims her fourth career Big Ten Player of the Week honor
• Last Illinois Player of the Week: Karisma Penn (Jan. 31, 2011)

Co-Player and Freshman of the Week
Samantha Logic, Iowa
5-9, G, Racine, Wis./Racine J.I. Case
• Averaged a double-double in a pair of Hawkeye wins last week with 18.5 points on 65 percent shooting, 11.0 rebounds and 4.5 assists per game in victories over Minnesota and Michigan State
• Scored 20 points, adding nine rebounds, six assists and a steal in 33 minutes of play against the Gophers
• Recorded her third career double-double against Michigan State, finishing with 17 points, 13 rebounds and three assists in the win over the Spartans
• Claims her first career weekly Big Ten honors
• Last Iowa Player of the Week: Morgan Johnson (Dec. 19, 2011)
• Last Iowa Freshman of the Week: Jaime Printy (Feb. 15, 2010)