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Big Ten Men's Basketball Players of the Week

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Player of the Week

Trey Burke, Michigan

6-0, So., G, Columbus, Ohio/Northland

Averaged 23.5 points on nearly 60 percent shooting, 4.5 assists and 2.5 steals against Michigan State and Penn State last week

  • On the road against nationally ranked Michigan State, finished with 18 points and 63.6 percent shooting with four assists and three steals
  • Tallied a season-best 29 points against Penn State on Sunday, shooting 56.3 percent from the floor, including 75 percent from long range, with five assists and two steals
  • Earns his fourth career Big Ten Player of the Week honor and third this season
  • Last Michigan Player of the Week: Tim Hardaway Jr. (Jan. 21, 2013)


Freshman of the Week

Gary Harris, Michigan State

6-4, G, Fishers, Ind./Hamilton Southeastern

  • Averaged 15.5 points on 57.9 percent shooting, 2.5 rebounds and 2.0 steals in a pair of wins last week against Michigan and Nebraska
  • Scored 17 points against nationally ranked Michigan, adding three assists and three steals in 29 minutes
  • On the road against Nebraska, finished with 14 points on 83 percent shooting, adding four rebounds and one steal
  • Earns his third Big Ten Freshman of the Week honor
  • Last Michigan State Big Ten Freshman of the Week: Gary Harris (Dec. 10, 2012)