Maryland star Melo Trimble’s huge week earned him Big Ten honors as the conference’s player of the week.
Trimble averaged 29.5 points as the Terrapins split a pair of games against Northwestern and Wisconsin. It’s Trimble’s second player of the week honor this season, last winning in late November.
Maryland’s Melo Trimble’s week
- 32 points (12-for-17), 4 rebounds, 3 assists, 1 block, 1 steal vs. Northwestern
- 27 points (9-for-17) 5 rebounds, 3 assists vs. Wisconsin
— Maryland Basketball (@TerrapinHoops) February 20, 2017
For Freshman of the Week, Michigan State’s Miles Bridges won for the fifth time — and first since Jan. 30.
Bridges scored 17 points in the win against Ohio State and then scored 14 points in the loss at Purdue. He also picked up a double-double by grabbing 11 rebounds in the 74-66 win against the Buckeyes.
Miles Bridges has been named Big Ten Freshman of the Week for the fifth time this season after averaging 15.5 ppg and 10.0 rpg last week! pic.twitter.com/ZLghWUUYkK
— Spartan Basketball (@MSU_Basketball) February 20, 2017