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Michigan Sweeps Weekly Men’s Basketball Honors

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Michigan Sweeps Weekly Men's Basketball Honors

Michigan's Nik Stauskas named Player of the Week; Wolverines' Derrick Walton Jr. tabbed Freshman of the Week

 

Player of the Week

 

Nik Stauskas, Michigan

G – So. – 6-6 – Mississauga, Ontario, Canada – St. Mark's School [Mass.]

 

  • Averaged 22.5 points, 4.5 assists, 3.5 rebounds and 1.0 steals per game in leading #21/T25 Michigan to wins over #10/10 Iowa and #3/3 Michigan State
  • For the week, shot 57.7 percent (15-of-26) from the field, 60.0 percent (9-of-15) from three-point range and 85.7 percent (6-of-7) from the free throw line
  • Against Iowa, scored a career-high tying 26 points on eight field goals, handed out five assists, pulled down five rebounds, tallied one steal and recorded one block
  • Scored 19 points in the road win at Michigan State, including a 5-of-6 effort on three-pointers, dished out four assists, collected two rebounds and tallied one steal
  • Currently ranks second in the Big Ten in scoring at 18.5 points per game, and leads the conference in three-point field goal percentage at 44.8 percent
  • Earns his second Big Ten Player of the Week honor in as many weeks, marking the first two plaudits of his career
  • Last Michigan Player of the Week: Nik Stauskas (Jan. 21, 2014)

 

Freshman of the Week

 

Derrick Walton Jr.

G – 6-1 – Detroit, Mich. – Chandler Park Academy

  • Scored a career-high 19 points, handed out five assists and corralled six rebounds in Michigan's road victory at Michigan State
  • Shot 4-of-7 from the field, including a 2-of-2 effort from three-point range, and was 9-of-10 from the free throw line in 33 minutes played
  • In Big Ten play, currently ranks second in the conference in three-point field goal percentage at 53.8 percent
  • Currently leads all Big Ten freshmen in assists with 2.7 per game
  • Earns his first Freshman of the Week honor
  • Last Michigan Freshman of the Week: Zak Irvin (Dec. 23, 2013)

 

2013-14 Big Ten Men's Basketball Players of the Week

Nov. 11

Player: Shavon Shields, NEB

Freshman: Noah Vonleh, IND

 

Nov. 18

Player: Adreian Payne, MSU

Freshman: Noah Vonleh, IND

 

Nov. 25

Player: Frank Kaminsky, WIS

Freshman: Bryson Scott, PUR

 

Dec. 2

Player: Rayvonte Rice, ILL

Freshman: Zak Irvin, MICH

 

Dec. 9

Player: LaQuinton Ross, OSU

Freshman: Noah Vonleh, IND

 

Dec. 16

Player: Austin Hollins, MINN

Freshman: Bryson Scott, PUR

 

Dec. 23

Player: Adreian Payne, MSU

Co-Freshmen: Noah Vonleh, IND and Zak Irvin, MICH

 

Dec. 30

Co-Players: Rayvonte Rice, ILL and Keith Appling, MSU

Freshman: Nigel Hayes, WIS

 

Jan. 6

Player: Aaron Craft, OSU

Freshman: Nigel Hayes, WIS

 

Jan. 13

Player: Roy Devyn Marble, IOWA

Freshman: Noah Vonleh, IND

 

Jan. 21

Player: Nik Stauskas, MICH

Freshman: Noah Vonleh, IND

 

Jan. 27

Player: Nik Stauskas, MICH

Freshman: Derrick Walton Jr., MICH