Minnesota, Nebraska and Ohio State Garner Weekly Accolades

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

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)