Oladipo named Big Ten Player of the Week

4 comments by   |   Monday, February 25, 2013 - 12:23 pm EDT

Indiana’s Victor Oladipo was named Big Ten Player of the Week for his performance against Michigan State. The Big Ten release follows.

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)

 

 

2012-13 Big Ten Men’s Basketball Players of the Week

Nov. 12         P:    Tim Hardaway Jr., Jr., MICH

F:    Kevin “Yogi” Ferrell, IND

Nov. 19         P:    Deshaun Thomas, Jr., OSU

F:    Gary Harris, MSU

Nov. 26         P:    Andre Hollins, So., MINN

F:    Nik Stauskas, MICH

Dec. 3            P:    Andre Almeida, Sr., NEB

F:    Nik Stauskas, MICH

Dec. 10         P:    Brandon Paul, Sr., ILL

F:    Gary Harris, MSU

Dec. 17         P:    Trey Burke, So., MICH

F:    Mike Gesell, IOWA

Dec. 24         P:    Derrick Nix, Sr., MSU

F:    Mitch McGary, MICH

Dec. 31         P:    Tracy Abrams, So., ILL

F:    Nik Stauskas, MICH

Jan. 7             P:    Trey Burke, So., MICH

F:    Glenn Robinson III, MICH

Jan. 14          P:    Cody Zeller, So., IND

P:    Deshaun Thomas, Jr., OSU

F:    Sam Dekker, WIS

Jan. 21          P:    Tim Hardaway Jr., Jr., MICH

F:    Shavon Shields, NEB

Jan. 28          P:    Victor Oladipo, Jr., IND

F:    Glenn Robinson III, MICH

Feb. 4            P:    Cody Zeller, So., IND

P:    Keith Appling, Jr., MSU

F:    A.J. Hammons, PUR

Feb. 11         P:    D.J. Richardson, Sr., ILL

P:    Ben Brust, Jr., WIS

F:    Mitch McGary, MICH

Feb. 18         P:    Trey Burke, So., MICH

F:    Gary Harris, MSU

Feb. 25         P:    Victor Oladipo, Jr., IND

F:    Shavon Shields, NEB

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4 comments:
#1
Geoff
Monday, February 25, 2013 - 12:35 PM EDT

Looks like Crean’s rant worked

 
#2
Podunker
Monday, February 25, 2013 - 3:36 PM EDT

Good for Crean that he’s fighting for his players. But you’d have to be blind a deaf to not recognize VO as player of the week after his performance against MSU.

 
#3 Monday, February 25, 2013 - 7:00 PM EDT

Could be a dagger in the back of the Big10 Conference tomorrow night. Hope we get a few twists out of that dagger also. IMO, this is the game. Do we have the ability to flip the kill switch in league play?

 
#4
Podunker
Monday, February 25, 2013 - 8:00 PM EDT

Yes Larry, someone once said something to the effect of, “One’s greatest risk of failure is immediately following one’s greatest success.” I worry that IU might be a bit relaxed after the huge win at MSU. But my instinct tells me that this IU team has matured a lot this season and they now have the finish line is site. Plus, they’ve had a week to prepare, get healthy and get re-focused. That does not mean they can’t lose this game, but its a lot better than if they had just won a big game on Saturday.

 


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