Iowa and Northwestern Garner Weekly Conference Accolades

Iowa's Morgan Johnson was named Big Ten Player of the Week on Monday.

Dec. 19, 2011

Player of the Week
Morgan Johnson, Iowa
6-5, Jr., C, Platte City, Mo./Platte City
• Scored a career-high 37 points against Bradley on Saturday, setting a new Renaissance Coliseum record
• Set career bests in field goals (13) and free throws made and attempted (11 of 12)
• Added eight rebounds, four blocks and a steal in 34 minutes of play
• Records the first player of the week honor of her career
• Last Iowa Big Ten Player of the Week: Jaime Printy (Feb. 28, 2011)

Freshman of the Week
Morgan Jones, Northwestern
6-2, G, Altamonte Springs, Fla./Lake Mary
• Averaged 19.0 points, 6.5 assists, 3.5 rebounds and 1.5 steals in a pair of Northwestern wins last week
• Scored 20 points with six rebounds and six assists in the Wildcats' win over Morgan State on Wednesday
• Notched 18 points, adding seven assists with three steals in Northwestern's road win over UNLV on Sunday
• Claims her third freshman of the week honor of the season
• Last Northwestern Big Ten Freshman of the Week: Morgan Jones (Dec. 5, 2011)