Illinois' Moore, Michigan State's Powers Garner Weekly Accolades

Illinois' Amber Moore was named Big Ten Player of the Week on Monday.

Illinois' Amber Moore was named Big Ten Player of the Week on Monday.

Dec. 16, 2013

Player of the Week
Amber Moore, Illinois
Sr., G/F, Detroit, Mich./Country Day
• Poured in a game-high 24 points, including 22 points in the second half, to help Illinois erase a 20-point deficit in the final 20 minutes in a 71-70 win over Seton Hall
• Made the game-tying three-pointer with 43 seconds remaining, capping a 25-5 Illinois run over an eight-minute span
• Finished with 11 rebounds to record her second double-double of the season
• Claims her second career Big Ten Player of the Week honor and second this season
• Last Illinois Player of the Week: Amber Moore (Nov. 18, 2013)

Big Ten Player of the Week Honor Roll
Aerial Powers, Fr., F, MSU: Finished with a game-high 21 points and hauled in 11 rebounds in the Spartans’ win over Oakland, recording her third double-double in the last four games
Maggie Lucas, Sr., G, PSU: Recorded a pair of 20-point games, including a game-high 26 points against nationally ranked Texas A&M in an eight-point Lady Lion win
Courtney Moses, Sr., G, PUR: Scored 19 of her 21 points in the second half, going 7-of-10 from the field, including four three-pointers, to lead Purdue to a come-from-behind road win against Kansas

Freshman of the Week
Aerial Powers, Michigan State
F, Detroit, Mich./Country Day
• Finished with a game-high 21 points and hauled in 11 rebounds in the Spartans’ win over Oakland
• Recorded her third double-double in the last four games
• Added three assists, three steals and two blocks in a season-high 35 minutes
• Takes home her second Big Ten Freshman of the Week accolade
• Last Michigan State Freshman of the Week: Aerial Powers (Nov. 18, 2013)