Northwestern and Purdue Collect Weekly Honors

Northwestern's Maggie Lyon was named Big Ten Freshman of the Week on Monday

Dec. 3, 2012

Park Ridge, Ill. -

Player of the Week
KK Houser, Purdue
5-6, Jr., G, Lincoln, Neb./Southeast

  • Averaged 19 points, 7.5 assists, 3.0 steals and 2.5 rebounds per game while shooting 56 percent from the floor in victories over Georgia Tech and Central Michigan last weekend
  • Recorded her second career double-double, tallying 19 points and 10 assists, in the Boilermakers' win over the Yellow Jackets in the ACC/Big Ten Challenge
  • Notched 19 points, five assists and two steals in just 20 minutes of action against the Chippewas
  • Earns the first Player of the Week honor of her career
  • Last Purdue Player of the Week: Brittany Rayburn (Jan. 16, 2012)

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

  • Filled the stat sheet with 15.5 points, 5.5 rebounds, 5.0 assists and 1.0 steals per game in Northwestern’s contests against Boston College and DePaul last weekend
  • Posted 16 points, six rebounds, four assists and a steal in the Wildcats’ come-from-behind win over Boston College in the ACC/Big Ten Challenge
  • Tallied a team-high 15 points, adding five rebounds and a steal on Sunday against DePaul
  • Wins her first Big Ten Freshman of the Week honor
  • Last Northwestern Freshman of the Week: Lauren Douglas (Nov. 26, 2012)

2012-13 Big Ten Players of the Week

Nov. 12             P: Micaëlla Riché, Jr., MINN
                         F: Lauren Douglas, NU

Nov. 19             P: Morgan Johnson, Sr., IOWA
                         F: Mikayla Bailey, MINN

Nov. 26             P: Maggie Lucas, Jr., PSU
                         F: Lauren Douglas, NU

Dec. 3              P: KK Houser, Jr., PUR
                         F: Maggie Lyon, NU