Penn State and Northwestern Earn Big Ten Weekly Honors

Northwestern's Maggie Lyon was named Freshman of the Week for the third consecutive week.

Feb. 26, 2013

Park Ridge, Ill. -

Player of the Week
Maggie Lucas, Penn State
5-10, Jr., G, Narbeth, Pa./Germantown Academy

  • Averaged 21.5 points, 7.0 rebounds, 3.5 assists and 1.5 steals per game in two wins last week to help the No. 7 Lady Lions clinch at least a share of the Big Ten Championship
  • Posted 22 points on 64 percent shooting, nine rebounds, five assists and a block in Penn State’s victory over Illinois
  • Tallied 21 points, five rebounds, three steals and two assists in the Lady Lions’ defeat of Michigan
  • Has scored at least 20 points in 14 games this season
  • Wins her fourth Big Ten Player of the Week award and third of the season
  • Last Penn State Player of the Week: Alex Bentley (Feb. 12, 2013)

Freshman of the Week
Maggie Lyon, Northwestern
6-1, F, Wilmette, Ill./New Trier

  • Averaged 12.0 points, 4.0 rebounds, 1.5 assists and 1.5 steals per game in Northwestern’s contests with Michigan State and Wisconsin last week
  • Notched 11 points on 56 percent shooting and four rebounds in the Wildcats’ game against the Spartans
  • Recorded 13 points, four rebounds, three assists and three steals in Northwestern’s defeat of the Badgers
  • Has scored in double figures in 10 straight games
  • Wins her fourth Big Ten Freshman of the Week honor
  • Last Northwestern Freshman of the Week: Maggie Lyon (Feb. 19, 2013)