Minnesota, Nebraska Earn Big Ten Weekly Honors

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

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)


 

 

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