Vonleh Big Ten Freshman Of The Week

Co-Players of the Week


Drew Crawford, Northwestern

G/F – Sr. – 6-5 – Naperville, Ill. – Naperville Central


  • Averaged 23.5 points, 6.5 rebounds and 3.0 assists per game in Northwestern’s road sweep over #14/13 Wisconsin and Minnesota
  • For the week, shot 66.7 percent (16-of-24) from the field and 55.6 percent (5-of-9) from three-point range
  • Against the Badgers, poured in a season-high 30 points on 10-of-15 shooting, pulled down eight rebounds, recorded one block and added one steal in 40 minutes
  • The Wildcats defeated Wisconsin at the Kohl Center for the first time in program history
  • Scored 17 points, corralled five rebounds and handed out three assists against Minnesota, helping the Wildcats secure three straight Big Ten road wins for the first time since 1960 
  • Currently the only player in the Big Ten to rank in the top 10 of the conference in both scoring and rebounding
  • Earns his third career Big Ten Player of the Week honor, and first since the 2011-12 season
  • Last Northwestern Player of the Week: John Shurna (Feb. 6, 2012)


D.J. Newbill, Penn State

G – Jr. – 6-4 – Philadelphia, Pa. – Strawberry Mansion


  • Averaged 22.0 points, 7.5 rebounds and 2.5 assists per game in Penn State’s sweep over #24/23 Ohio State and Purdue
  • In the overtime road win over Ohio State, poured in 25 points on nine field goals, pulled down eight rebounds, dished out a pair of assists and recorded one block as the Nittany Lions posted their first Big Ten road win over a ranked opponent since 2009
  • With time winding down in regulation against the Buckeyes, hit the game-tying three-pointer to force overtime, and then converted the game-winning field goal with less than two seconds remaining in the extra session
  • Against Purdue, scored 19 points, including an 8-of-10 effort from the free throw line, corralled seven rebounds and handed out three assists
  • Currently ranks fifth in the Big Ten in scoring at 17.6 points per game and third in minutes played (35.1 mpg)
  • Earns his first career Big Ten Player of the Week honor
  • Last Penn State Player of the Week: Talor Battle (Jan. 31, 2011)


Freshman of the Week


Noah Vonleh, Indiana

F – 6-10 – Haverhill, Mass. – New Hampton School

  • Averaged 8.5 points, 7.5 rebounds and 1.0 blocks per game while shooting 57.1 percent from the field in Indiana’s split against Nebraska and #10/14 Michigan
  • Against the Wolverines, posted his conference-leading ninth double-double of the season with 10 points (5-of-9) and 12 rebounds to go along with two blocks
  • Chipped in seven points on 3-of-5 shooting and corralled three rebounds at Nebraska
  • Currently leads the Big Ten in rebounding at 9.4 per game and is shooting a conference-best 75.0 percent (9-of-12) from three-point range during Big Ten play
  • Earns his seventh Freshman of the Week honor, tied for the second-most since the award began in 2010
  • Last Indiana Freshman of the Week: Noah Vonleh (Jan. 21, 2014)


2013-14 Big Ten Men’s Basketball Players of the Week

Nov. 11

Player: Shavon Shields, NEB

Freshman: Noah Vonleh, IND


Nov. 18

Player: Adreian Payne, MSU

Freshman: Noah Vonleh, IND


Nov. 25

Player: Frank Kaminsky, WIS

Freshman: Bryson Scott, PUR


Dec. 2

Player: Rayvonte Rice, ILL

Freshman: Zak Irvin, MICH


Dec. 9

Player: LaQuinton Ross, OSU

Freshman: Noah Vonleh, IND


Dec. 16

Player: Austin Hollins, MINN

Freshman: Bryson Scott, PUR


Dec. 23

Player: Adreian Payne, MSU

Co-Freshmen: Noah Vonleh, IND and Zak Irvin, MICH


Dec. 30

Co-Players: Rayvonte Rice, ILL and Keith Appling, MSU

Freshman: Nigel Hayes, WIS


Jan. 6

Player: Aaron Craft, OSU

Freshman: Nigel Hayes, WIS


Jan. 13

Player: Roy Devyn Marble, IOWA

Freshman: Noah Vonleh, IND


Jan. 21

Player: Nik Stauskas, MICH

Freshman: Noah Vonleh, IND


Jan. 27

Player: Nik Stauskas, MICH

Freshman: Derrick Walton Jr., MICH


Feb. 3

Player: Drew Crawford, NU and D.J. Newbill, PSU

Freshman: Noah Vonleh, IND

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