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Big Ten Men's Basketball Players of the Week

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Player of the Week

Victor Oladipo, Indiana

6-5, Jr., G, Upper Marlboro, Md./DeMatha

  • Scored six points in the final 50 seconds at No. 4/5 Michigan State on Tuesday, helping Indiana overcome a four-point deficit in the final minute
  • Finished with 19 points to reach the 1,000 mark in his career, and added nine rebounds, five steals and one block
  • Shot 63.6 percent from the field and was a perfect four-for-four from the free-throw line in 30 minutes of play
  • Earns his third career Big Ten Player of the Week honor and second this season
  • Last Indiana Player of the Week: Cody Zeller (Feb. 4, 2013)

Freshman of the Week

Shavon Shields, Nebraska

F, Olathe, Kan./Olathe Northwest


  • Helped Nebraska overcome a 19-point first-half deficit, the third-largest comeback in school history, to defeat Iowa on Saturday
  • Scored 17 points, 12 of which came in the second half, and added seven rebounds in the win
  • Shot 55.6 percent from the field in 37 minutes
  • Earns his second Big Ten Freshman of the Week honor
  • Last Nebraska Big Ten Freshman of the Week: Shavon Shields (Jan. 21, 2013)