Minnesota, Nebraska Earn Big Ten Weekly Honors

Nebraska's Jordan Hooper was named Big Ten Player of the Week on Monday.

Dec. 24, 2012

Players of the Week
Jordan Hooper, Nebraska
6-2, Jr., F, Alliance, Neb./Alliance
• Finished with a game-high 33 points in just 25 minutes of action to lead Nebraska to an 80-67 victory over Oral Roberts on Thursday
• Shot 56.5 percent (13-of-23) from the field, including 5-of-10 from 3-point range, also bringing down nine rebounds
• Wins her first Big Ten Player of the Week award this season and third of her career
• Last Nebraska Player of the Week: Jordan Hooper (Jan. 2, 2012)

Freshman of the Week
Kayla Hirt, Minnesota
6-2, G/F, Bemidji, Minn./Bemidji
• Recorded her first career double-double in Minnesota’s victory over Northern Iowa on Friday
• Scored 12 points and hauled in a team-high 12 rebounds, including five on the offensive end, shot 57 percent from the field and added one block and one steal
• Claims her first Big Ten Freshman of the Week honor
• Last Minnesota Freshman of the Week: Mikayla Bailey (Nov. 19, 2012)