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Big Ten Men's Basketball Players of the Week

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Player of the Week

Tracy Abrams, Illinois

G – 6-1 – So. – Chicago, Ill. – Mount Carmel

  • Posted career highs with 27 points and eight rebounds to lead Illinois to an 81-79 win over Auburn at the United Center in Chicago
  • Tallied game highs of five assists and four steals
  • Played all 35 of his minutes at the point with only one turnover
  • Earns his first career Player of the Week honor 
  • Last Illinois Player of the Week: Brandon Paul (Dec. 10, 2012)

Freshman of the Week

Nik Stauskas, Michigan

G – 6-6 – Mississauga, Ontario – St. Marks

  • Scored 19 points on the strength of five three-pointers in Michigan's win over Central Michigan
  • His five three pointers and seven rebounds were both career bests
  • Leads the nation in three-point shooting, having made at least one three-pointer in all 13 of Michigan's games, including four or more threes in five games
  • Earns his third Freshman of the Week honor
  • Last Michigan Freshman of the Week: Mitch McGary (Dec. 24, 2012)