Minnesota, Nebraska and Ohio State Garner Weekly Accolades

Ohio State's Tayler Hill shared Big Ten Player of the Week honors.

Dec. 26, 2011

Co-Players of the Week
Jordan Hooper, Nebraska
6-2, So., F, Alliance, Neb./Alliance
• Poured in 30 points with 11 rebounds in Nebraska's only game of the week, an 80-71 win over South Dakota State
• Posted her second 30-point performance in her past three games and her fifth game of 10 or more rebounds this season
• Recorded her fifth double-double of the season
• Claims her second career weekly Big Ten honor
• Last Nebraska Player of the Week: Jordan Hooper (Dec. 12, 2011)

Tayler Hill, Ohio State
5-10, Jr., G, Minneapolis, Minn./South
• Averaged 23.3 points, 3.3 rebounds, 2.3 assists and 1.7 steals per game in three Ohio State victories last week
• Finished with 20 or more points in all three games, with 25 against Charlotte, 24 versus Southern Utah and 21 against Washington State
• Shot 62 percent from the field, including a 10-for-13 performance against Charlotte last Monday
• Claims her second weekly Big Ten honor of the season
• Last Ohio State Player of the Week: Tayler HIll (Dec. 5, 2011)

Freshman of the Week
Rachel Banham, Minnesota
5-9, G, Lakeville, Minn./Lakeville North
• Finished with a career-high 20 points, chipping in seven rebounds and four assists in Minnesota's 71-47 victory over NJIT
• Shot 7-for-13 from the field, including 2-for-3 from 3-point range in 34 minutes of action
• Claims her second weekly Big Ten honor of the season
• Last Minnesota Freshman of the Week: Rachel Banham (Dec. 12, 2011)