Oladipo named Big Ten Player of the Week


Indiana junior guard Victor Oladipo was named the Big Ten’s Player of the Week. The release follows.

The Big Ten on Monday announced its men’s basketball players of the week. This week’s winners can be found below.

 

Player of the Week

Victor Oladipo, Indiana

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

 

·         Helped Indiana to a pair of wins over Penn State on Wednesday and nationally ranked Michigan State on Sunday

·         Averaged 20.0 points on 63.2 percent shooting, adding 6.5 rebounds, 4.5 steals, 3.0 assists and 1.5 blocks per game in those two matchups

·         Against Michigan State, poured in 21 points on 66.7 percent shooting, with a career-best six steals and added seven rebounds and three blocks

·         Scored 19 points against the Nittany Lions, while also adding six rebounds, five assists and three steals

·         Wins his second career Big Ten Player of the Week honor and first this season

·         Last Indiana Big Ten Player of the Week: Cody Zeller (Jan. 14, 2013)

 

 

Freshman of the Week

Glenn Robinson III, Michigan

6-6, F, St. John, Ind./Lake Central

 

·         Averaged 12.0 points on 71.4 percent shooting and 8.0 rebounds per contest to help Michigan to a pair of wins last week

·         Finished with 12 points on 4-of-6 shooting and nine rebounds against Purdue on Thursday

·         Tallied 12 points on 6-of-8 shooting on the road against Illinois Sunday, chipping in seven rebounds

·         Earns his second freshman of the week accolade

·         Last Michigan Big Ten Freshman of the Week: Glenn Robinson III (Jan. 7, 2013)

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2 comments:

  • Laffy #1


    Monday, January 28, 2013 - 2:13 PM EDT

    Congrats…..well-deserved.

  • vgBMG #2


    Monday, January 28, 2013 - 4:58 PM EDT

    VO’s play on Sunday bordered on the incredible. Defense on steroids and offense with almost impeccable execution. He definitely earned BIG player of the week. On top of that, he brings it every game.

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