Penn State and Northwestern Earn Big Ten Weekly Honors

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

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)