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Nebraska and Wisconsin Earn Weekly Men's Basketball Honors

February 17, 2014

Co-Players of the Week
Terran Petteway, Nebraska
G – So. – 6-6 – Galveston, Texas – Ball 

  • Averaged 19.5 points and 4.5 rebounds per game in leading Nebraska to a sweep over Illinois and #9/10 Michigan State
  • In the road win at Michigan State, poured in 23 points, including four three-pointers, pulled down five rebounds, handed out two assists and swiped one steal in 38 minutes
  • Against Illinois, scored 16 points, corralled four rebounds and tallied one steal in 34 minutes
  • Currently ranks second in the Big Ten in scoring at 17.7 points per game, and is averaging 18.1 points per contest during conference play
  • Earns his first career Big Ten Player of the Week honor
  • Last Nebraska Player of the Week: Shavon Shields (Nov. 11, 2013)

Frank Kaminsky, Wisconsin
C – Jr. – 7-0 – Lisle, Ill. – Benet Academy 

  • Averaged 21.0 points and 8.5 rebounds per game in leading Wisconsin to a sweep over Minnesota and #15/18 Michigan
  • For the week, shot 60.0 percent (15-of-25) from the field and 91.7 percent (11-of-12) from the free throw line
  • In the road win at Michigan, posted his first career double-double with 25 points and 11      rebounds, including four offensive boards
  • Against Minnesota, scored 17 points, including a 9-of-9 effort from the free throw line, and corralled six rebounds
  • Currently ranks ninth in the Big Ten in rebounding at 6.2 per game and is shooting 54.4 percent from the field, which ranks fourth in the conference
  • Earns his second career Big Ten Player of the Week plaudit and second this season
  • Last Wisconsin Player of the Week: Frank Kaminsky (Nov. 25, 2013)


Freshman of the Week
Nigel Hayes, Wisconsin
F – 6-7 – Toledo, Ohio – Whitmer

  • Scored 15 points on 5-of-7 shooting, pulled down four rebounds and swiped two steals in Wisconsin’s win over Minnesota
  • In the road victory at #15/18 Michigan, scored four points and tallied two steals
  • In Big Ten play, ranks second among all players with a 56.3 field goal percentage and second among freshmen with 10.4 points per game
  • Earns his fourth Freshman of the Week honor
  • Last Wisconsin Freshman of the Week: Nigel Hayes (Feb. 10, 2014)


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