Ohio State, Northwestern Earn Second Straight Weekly Awards

Northwestern's Morgan Jones was named Big Ten Freshman of the Week on Monday.

Northwestern's Morgan Jones was named Big Ten Freshman of the Week on Monday.

Dec. 5, 2011

Player of the Week
Tayler Hill, Ohio State
5-10, Jr., G, Minneapolis, Minn./South
• Posted averages of 25.5 points, 4.5 rebounds, 4.0 steals and 3.0 assists in leading Ohio State to a pair of challenge victories last week
• Scored a Big Ten season-high 31 points, with seven rebounds and six steals, in the Buckeyes' win over Florida State, helping the Big Ten to a 6-6 split in the Big Ten/ACC Challenge
• Followed with a 20-point outing on the road against No. 18 Oklahoma, adding five assists and two steals, in the Big 12/Big Ten Challenge
• Claims her first career weekly Big Ten honor
• Last Ohio State Player of the Week: Samantha Prahalis (Nov. 28, 2011)

Freshman of the Week
Morgan Jones, Northwestern
6-2, G, Altamonte Springs, Fla./Lake Mary
• Averaged 19.0 points, 7.5 rebounds, 2.0 steals and 2.0 assists in Northwestern's wins over NC State and Missouri in a pair of challenge contests
• Recorded the first double-double of her career against NC State, posting career highs of 27 points and 11 rebounds while shooting 60 percent from the floor
• In the Wildcats' win over Missouri, Jones added 11 points and four rebounds in 36 minutes of play, shooting 50 percent from 3-point range
• Claims her second career weekly honor in as many weeks
• Last Northwestern Freshman of the Week: Morgan Jones (Nov. 28, 2011)