Nebraska and Minnesota Claim Women's Basketball Weekly Honors

Minnesota's Amanda Zahui B. was named Big Ten Co-Player and Freshman of the Week on Tuesday.

Dec. 31, 2013

Co-Player of the Week
Jordan Hooper, Nebraska
Sr., F, Alliance, Neb./Alliance
• Guided Nebraska to a victory over Oral Roberts on Sunday, pouring in a game-high 30 points with 11 rebounds in just 20 minutes of play
• Shot 11-of-15 from the floor, including 4-of-8 from three-point-range, and chipped in two assists and two steals
• Recorded her sixth double-double of the season, the second-most in the Big Ten this season
• Wins her seventh career Player of the Week honor and first this season
• Last Nebraska Player of the Week: Jordan Hooper (Feb. 12, 2013)

Co-Player and Freshman of the Week
Amanda Zahui B., Minnesota
Fr., C, Stockholm, Sweden/Igelstavikens Gymnasium
• Posted career highs with 25 points, 16 rebounds and three steals in Minnesota’s victory over Oakland on Sunday
• Recorded her Big Ten-leading seventh double-double of the season, with four blocks and two assists in 28 minutes
• Moved into sixth on Minnesota’s single-season blocks list, now with 46 this year
• Earns her second Player of the Week honor and her fourth Freshman of the Week accolade this season
• Last Minnesota Player of the Week: Amanda Zahui B. (Dec. 9, 2013)
• Last Minnesota Freshman of the Week: Amanda Zahui B. (Dec. 23, 2013)

Big Ten Player of the Week Honor Roll
Samantha Logic, Jr., G, IOWA: Finished with 21 points, eight assists, seven rebounds and two steals while shooting 60 percent from the floor in a win over North Dakota
KK Houser, Sr., G, PUR: Posted her second career double-double with 21 points and 11 assists in leading Purdue to a 109-point effort against Central Michigan
Michala Johnson, Jr., F, WIS: Scored 22 points on 90 percent shooting, adding six rebounds, two assists and one block in 27 minutes in the Badgers’ overtime win against Green Bay.