Vonleh B1G Co-Freshman of the Week

Indiana’s Noah Vonleh was named Co-Freshman of the Week in the Big Ten with Michigan’s Zak Irvin today. It’s his fourth freshman of the week honor. The full Big Ten release follows:

Player of the Week
Adreian Payne, Michigan State
C – Sr. – 6-10 – Dayton, Ohio – Jefferson Township

Averaged 26.0 points and 8.0 rebounds per game in Michigan State’s wins over North Florida and Texas last week
For the week, shot 70.8 percent from the field (17-of-24)
In the road win at Texas, poured in 33 points on 10-of-13 shooting, and pulled down nine rebounds while making 11-of-12 free throws
Against North Florida, scored 19 points on seven field goals, corralled seven rebounds and swiped three steals
Earns his second career Big Ten Player of the Week honor and the second plaudit this season
Last Michigan State Player of the Week: Adreian Payne (Nov. 18, 2013)

Co-Freshmen of the Week
Noah Vonleh, Indiana and Zak Irvin, Michigan

Noah Vonleh, Indiana
F – 6-10 – Haverhill, Mass. – New Hampton School
Averaged 10.0 points and 9.0 rebounds per game in Indiana’s wins over Nicholls State and Kennesaw State
Shot 70.0 percent (7-of-10) from the field on the week
Against Kennesaw State, scored 14 points, pulled down eight rebounds and converted 5-of-6 field goals (.833)
Against Nicholls State, corralled nine rebounds, including three offensive boards, and chipped in six points on a pair of field goals
Earns his fourth Freshman of the Week honor
Last Indiana Freshman of the Week: Noah Vonleh (Dec. 9, 2013)

Zak Irvin, Michigan
G – 6-6 – Fishers, Ind. – Hamilton Southeastern
Scored 12 points and pulled down a career high six rebounds in Michigan’s win over Stanford at the Barclays Center
Scored all 12 points on four three-point field goals
Converted a three-pointer with 11:19 remaining in the first half, helping Michigan build a lead over the Cardinal that it would not relinquish
Posted his fourth double-digit scoring output of the season
Earns his second Freshman of the Week honor
Last Michigan Freshman of the Week: Zak Irvin (Dec. 2, 2013)