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Aaron White named Big Ten freshman of week

[ 0 ] February 6, 2012 |

Iowa men’s basketball player Aaron White was named the Big Ten Conference’s co-freshman of the week alongside Northwestern’s Dave Sobolewski.

White scored 17 points in Iowa’s win over Penn State on Saturday as well as nine points and seven rebounds in a victory over Minnesota.

This is White’s third freshman of the week honor from the conference this season.

From the Big Ten Conference:

Co-Player of the Week
John Shurna, Northwestern
F – Sr. – 6-9 – Glen Ellyn, Ill. – Glenbard West

• Averaged 26.0 points and 4.0 rebounds in Northwestern’s wins over Nebraska and Illinois
• Scored 28 points and added five rebounds, two blocks and two steals in the Wildcats’ 84-74 win against the Huskers
• Posted 24 points, three rebounds, two assists and two steals in Northwestern’s 74-70 road win over Illinois
• Shot a combined 71.4 percent (20-28) from the floor in the pair of games
• Collects his fifth career weekly honor and his first this season
• Last Northwestern Player of the Week: Drew Crawford (Nov. 21, 2011)

Jared Sullinger, Ohio State
F/C – So. – 6-9 – Columbus, Ohio – Northland

• Scored 24 points, pulled down 10 rebounds and notched three steals in No. 3/3 Ohio State’s 58-52 win at No. 19/20 Wisconsin
• Recorded his 10th double-double this season and the 28th of his career
• Earns his sixth career Player of the Week award and second this season
• Last Ohio State Player of the Week: Jared Sullinger (Jan. 9, 2012)

Co-Freshman of the Week
Aaron White, Iowa
F – 6-8 – Strongsville, Ohio – Strongsville

• Averaged 13.0 points and 8.0 rebounds in Iowa’s wins over Minnesota and Penn State
• Recorded 17 points, nine rebounds, four assists, three blocks and two steals in the Hawkeyes’ 77-64 victory against the Nittany Lions
• Notched nine points and seven rebounds in Iowa’s 63-59 win over the Golden Gophers
• Reels in his third award this season
• Last Iowa Freshman of the Week: Aaron White (Dec. 26, 2011)

Dave Sobolewski, Northwestern
G – 6-1 – Naperville, Ill. – Benet Academy

• Posted 14.5 points, 4.0 rebounds and 3.5 assists in Northwestern’s wins against Nebraska and Illinois
• Recorded 15 points, six rebounds and five assists in the Wildcats’ 84-74 win over Nebraska
• Notched 14 points, two rebounds and two assists, playing all 40 minutes without committing a turnover in Northwestern’s 74-70 win at Illinois
• Earns his first weekly honor
• Last Northwestern Freshman of the Week: N/A

2011-12 Big Ten Men’s Basketball Players of the Week
Nov. 14
P: Victor Oladipo, So., IND
F: Cody Zeller, IND
F: Aaron White, IOWA
Nov. 21
P: Drew Crawford, Jr., NU
F: Cody Zeller, IND
Nov. 28
P: Tim Hardaway Jr., So., MICH
F: Trey Burke, MICH
Dec. 5
P: Meyers Leonard, So., ILL
P: Keith Appling, So., MSU
F: Cody Zeller, IND
Dec. 12
P: Christian Watford, Jr., IND
P: Draymond Green, Sr., MSU
F: Trey Burke, MICH
Dec. 19
P: Deshaun Thomas, So., OSU
F: Cody Zeller, IND
Dec. 26
P: Meyers Leonard, So., ILL
F: Aaron White, IOWA
Jan. 2
P: Trey Burke, Fr., MICH
P: Keith Appling, So., MSU
F: Trey Burke, MICH
Jan. 9
P: Jared Sullinger, So., OSU
F: Cody Zeller, IND
Jan. 16
P: Brandon Paul, Jr., ILL
F: Joe Coleman, MINN
Jan. 23
P: Jordan Taylor, Sr., WIS
F: Trey Burke, MICH
Jan. 30
P: Draymond Green, Sr., MSU
P: Brandon Richardson, Sr., NEB
F: Branden Dawson, MSU
Feb. 6
P: John Shurna, Sr., NU
P: Jared Sullinger, So., OSU
F: Aaron White, IOWA
F: Dave Sobolewski, NU

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