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

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)