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Iowa and Indiana Earn Weekly Men’s Basketball Honors

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Player of the Week

 

Roy Devyn Marble, Iowa

G – Sr. – 6-6 – Southfield, Mich. – Lathrup

 

  • Averaged 18.5 points, 4.5 assists, 3.5 steals and 3.0 rebounds per game while shooting 60.0 percent from the field in #20/T23 Iowa's pair of Big Ten wins over Northwestern and #3/3 Ohio State
  • In Sunday's road win over the Buckeyes, scored a game-high 22 points on seven field goals, swiped three steals, recorded two blocks, pulled down four rebounds and handed out three assists in 33 minutes
  • Against Northwestern, scored 15 points on 5-of-7 shooting, including a 3-of-3 effort from three-point range, dished out six assists against zero turnovers and tallied four steals in just 24 minutes of action
  • Iowa's win over Ohio State marked the program's first victory over a top-five opponent since defeating #2 Missouri in 2001
  • In conference play, currently ranks second in the Big Ten with 19.8 points per game and third with 2.5 steals per contest
  • Earns his first career Big Ten Player of the Week plaudit
  • Last Iowa Player of the Week: Matt Gatens (Feb. 27, 2012)

 

Freshman of the Week

 

Noah Vonleh, Indiana

F – 6-11 – Haverhill, Mass. – New Hampton

  • Scored a team-high 19 points, pulled down six rebounds and recorded one block in Indiana's win at Penn State
  • Converted 5-of-9 field goals (.556), including a 2-of-2 effort from three-point range
  • Scored the Hoosiers' first 12 points of the game
  • Shot 7-of-8 from the free throw line, including a pair in the final minute to secure Indiana's first Big Ten win
  • Currently leads the Big Ten with 9.3 rebounds per game
  • Earns his fifth Freshman of the Week honor, the third-highest total since the award began in 2010
  • Last Indiana Freshman of the Week: Noah Vonleh (Dec. 23, 2013)