Nebraska's Theriot and Michigan State's Jankoska Earn Weekly Accolades

Michigan State's Tori Jankoska was named Big Ten Freshman of the Week on Tuesday.

Michigan State's Tori Jankoska was named Big Ten Freshman of the Week on Tuesday.

Feb. 25, 2014

Player of the Week
Rachel Theriot, Nebraska
So., G, Middleburg Heights, Ohio/Midpark
• Helped Nebraska to a pair of wins last week, extending its winning streak to eight games and keeping the Huskers in the Big Ten Championship race
• Poured in 26 points in a road win against Ohio State, adding seven rebounds and four assists in 40 minutes
• Against nationally ranked Penn State, finished with 17 points on 60 percent shooting and eight assists to average 21.5 points, 6.0 assists and 5.0 rebounds on the week
• Wins her second career Player of the Week honor and second this season
• Last Nebraska Player of the Week: Jordan Hooper (Feb. 11, 2014)

Big Ten Player of the Week Honor Roll
Samantha Logic, Jr., G, IOWA: Scored 19 points on 70 percent shooting and added six assists and two steals in a road victory over Michigan
Tori Jankoska, Fr., G, MSU: Helped Michigan State remain in the Big Ten Championship race after averaging 17.5 points, 6.0 assists and 2.5 steals in wins over Wisconsin and Minnesota
Ameryst Alston, So., G, OSU: Recorded a pair of 30-point games on 62.5 percent shooting last week, pouring in 31 against Nebraska and 30 versus Northwestern, and averaged 4.0 rebounds

Freshman of the Week
Tori Jankoska, Michigan State
G, Freeland, Mich./Freeland
• Helped Michigan State remain in the Big Ten Championship race after averaging 17.5 points, 6.0 assists and 2.5 steals in wins over Wisconsin and Minnesota
• Finished with 14 points and set season-highs with seven assists and five steals in 37 minutes against Wisconsin
• Recorded her fifth 20-point game of the season against Minnesota, totaling 21 points to go along with five assists and three rebounds in 40 minutes
• Wins her first Freshman of the Week honor
• Last Michigan State Freshman of the Week: Aerial Powers (Feb. 3, 2014)