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Nebraska, Penn State Earn Big Ten Weekly Honors

January 22, 2013
Richmond High School

Player of the Week

Nikki Greene, Penn State

6-5, Sr., C, Diboll, Texas/Diboll

·   Averaged a double-double with 15.5 points and 12.5 rebounds, and added 2.5
blocks per game while shooting 59 percent from the floor in victories over Wisconsin
and No. 25 Michigan

·   Recorded her third double-double of the season and fifth career 20-point
performance, tallying 23 points and 14 rebounds, in the No. 8 Lady Lions' win over
the Badgers

·   Notched 11 rebounds, eight points and three blocks in just 18 minutes of action
in Penn State's victory over the Wolverines

·   Earns the first Player of the Week honor of her career

·   Last Penn State Player of the Week: Maggie Lucas (Dec. 10, 2012)

Freshman of the Week

Rachel Theriot, Nebraska

6-0, G, Middleburg Heights, Ohio/Midpark

·   Averaged 8.0 points, 5.5 assists and 2.0 rebounds per game while shooting 67
percent from three-point range in Nebraska's contests against Illinois and Minnesota
last week

·   Posted 13 points, eight assists and two rebounds in the Huskers' victory at

·   Her eight assists and three three-pointers against the Gophers were both career

·   Wins her second Big Ten Freshman of the Week honor

·   Last Nebraska Freshman of the Week: Rachel Theriot (Dec. 31, 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

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