Iowa and Northwestern Garner Weekly Conference Accolades

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

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)