Ohio State and Northwestern Claim Weekly Awards

Ohio State's Samanatha Prahalis was named Big Ten Player of the Week on Monday.

Nov. 28, 2011

Player of the Week
Samantha Prahalis, Ohio State
5-7, Sr., G, Commack, N.Y./Commack
• Averaged 20.3 points, 8.7 assists and 6.0 rebounds in three Ohio State victories last week
• Posted a pair of 20-point games, including 25 against Stony Brook and 28 against No. 20 LSU, a game in which she nearly had a triple-double with eight rebounds and eight assists
• Finished the weekend with 26 assists against just four turnovers
• Claims her fifth career weekly Big Ten honor
• Last Ohio State Player of the Week: Jantel Lavender (Feb. 21, 2011)

Freshman of the Week
Morgan Jones, Northwestern
6-2, G, Altamonte Springs, Fla./Lake Mary
• Averaged 14.0 points, 8.0 rebounds, 4.0 assists and 3.0 steals in two games for Northwestern last week
• Scored 11 points, including two free throws with 11 seconds left to give Northwestern the win, with nine rebounds, four assists and four steals in Northwestern’s win over No. 20 LSU
• Scored 17 points with seven rebounds, four assists and two steals against DePaul
• Claims her first career weekly honor
• Last Northwestern Freshman of the Week: Karly Roser (Nov. 21, 2011)