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Nebraska, Northwestern and Penn State Earn Big Ten Weekly Honors

February 13, 2013

Co-Players of the Week
Jordan Hooper, Nebraska
6-2, Jr., F, Alliance, Neb./Alliance

  *   Averaged 24.0 points and 7.5 rebounds per game in Nebraska's road victories
over Northwestern and Iowa last week
  *   Filled the stat sheet with 19 points, seven rebounds, one assist, one block
and one steal in the Huskers' defeat of the Wildcats
  *   Posted 29 points and eight rebounds in Nebraska's one-point win over Iowa
  *   Earns her third Big Ten Player of the Week award this season and sixth of her
  *   Last Nebraska Player of the Week: Jordan Hooper (Dec. 24, 2012)

Alex Bentley, Penn State
5-7, Sr., G, Indianapolis, Ind./Ben Davis

  *   Averaged 22.0 points on 52 percent shooting, 3.5 steals, 2.5 rebounds and 2.0
assists per game in Penn State's wins against Indiana and Michigan State last week
  *   Recorded 20 points on 67 percent shooting from three-point range, four
rebounds and three steals in the Lady Lions' victory over the Hoosiers
  *   Tallied 24 points, four steals and three assists in Penn State's defeat of the
  *   Earns her first career Big Ten Player of the Week award and second overall
weekly honor
  *   Last Penn State Player of the Week: Nikki Greene (Jan. 22, 2013)

Freshman of the Week
Maggie Lyon, Northwestern
6-1, F, Wilmette, Ill./New Trier

  *   Averaged 13.0 points, 4.0 rebounds, 1.5 assists and 1.0 steal per game in
Northwestern's contests against Nebraska and Ohio State last week
  *   Notched 12 points, four rebounds, two assists and a steal in the Wildcats'
game against the Huskers
  *   Led Northwestern with 14 points and matched her career high with four
three-point field goals, shooting 57 percent from long range, in Northwestern's
game against the Buckeyes
  *   Wins her second Big Ten Freshman of the Week honor
  *   Last Northwestern Freshman of the Week: Maggie Lyon (Dec. 3, 2012)

2012-13 Big Ten Players of the Week

Nov. 12             P: Micaëlla Riché, Jr., MINN

F: Lauren Douglas, NU
Nov. 19             P: Morgan Johnson, Sr., IOWA

F: Mikayla Bailey, MINN
Nov. 26             P: Maggie Lucas, Jr., PSU

F: Lauren Douglas, NU
Dec. 3                P: KK Houser, Jr., PUR

F: Maggie Lyon, NU
Dec. 10             P: Rachel Banham, So., MINN

P: Maggie Lucas, Jr., PSU

F: Taylor Manual, PUR

F: Nicole Bauman, WIS
Dec. 17             P: Aulani Sinclair, Sr., IND

P: Jacki Gulczynski, So., WIS

F: Nicole Bell, IND
Dec. 24             P: Jordan Hooper, Jr., NEB

F: Kayla Hirt, MINN
Dec. 31             P: Karisma Penn, Sr., ILL

F: Rachel Theriot, NEB
Jan. 7               P: Karisma Penn, Sr., ILL

F: Kayla Hirt, MINN
Jan. 15              P: Sam Ostarello, Sr., PUR

F: Ameryst Alston, OSU
Jan. 22             P: Nikki Greene, Sr., PSU

F: Rachel Theriot, NEB
Jan. 29             P: Jaime Printy, Sr., IOWA
                        F: Taylor Manuel, PUR
Feb. 5               P: Jordan Hooper, Jr., NEB
                        F: Rachel Theriot, NEB
Feb. 12             P: Jordan Hooper, Jr., NEB
                        P: Alex Bentley, Sr., PSU
                        F: Maggie Lyon, NU

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