Illinois, Michigan State Earn Weekly Mens Basketball Honors

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Player of the Week
Miles Bridges, Michigan State
G/F – So. – 6-7 – Flint, Mich. – Huntington Prep
• Averaged 25.0 points, 7.5 rebounds and 3.0 assists in two wins last week
• Tied a career high with 33 points in a 107-62 win vs. Houston Baptist and added six rebounds and five assists
• Nearly topped his single-game season high for points (21) in the first half vs. Houston Baptist with 20 points
• Scored 17 points and added nine rebounds in a 102-60 victory vs. Long Beach State
• Earns his first career Big Ten Player of the Week honor
• Last Michigan State Player of the Week: Nick Ward (Feb. 27, 2017)

Freshman of the Week
Trent Frazier, Illinois
G – 6-1 – Wellington, Fla. – Wellington
• Scored a career-high 22 points, had one rebound, one assist and one block in a 70-64 win vs. Missouri in St. Louis, Mo.
• Helped lead Illinois to a fifth-straight win in the annual Braggin’ Rights game by scoring the team’s final eight points
• Went 10-of-11 from the free throw line, setting a new career high, and made four straight free throws in the closing seconds to seal the win
• Scored in double figures for the fourth consecutive game and has averaged 17.8 points per game during the stretch
• Earns his first career Big Ten Freshman of the Week honor
• Last Illinois Freshman of the Week: Jalen Coleman-Lands (Feb. 29, 2016)