Northwestern and Purdue Collect Weekly Honors

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

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