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Nebraska and Wisconsin Earn Weekly Mens Basketball Honors

February 18, 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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