Vonleh earns sixth Big Ten Freshman of the Week honor

Indiana freshman forward Noah Vonleh was named Big Ten Freshman of the Week for the sixth time this season after posting 17 points and 12 rebounds in Saturday’s loss to Northwestern and 10 points against Wisconsin. The release from the Big Ten follows.

Michigan and Indiana Earn Weekly Men’s Basketball Honors

Michigan’s Nik Stauskas named Player of the Week; Indiana’s Noah Vonleh tabbed Freshman of the Week


Player of the Week


Nik Stauskas, Michigan

G – So. – 6-6 – Mississauga, Ontario, Canada – St. Mark’s School [Mass.]


  • Averaged 22.0 points, 5.0 rebounds and 4.5 assists per game in leading the Wolverines to a pair of Big Ten wins over Penn State and #3/3 Wisconsin
  • For the week, shot 48.3 percent (14-of-29) from the field and 90.9 percent (10-of-11) from the free throw line
  • Against Penn State, scored a game-high 21 points on 7-of-12 shooting, handed out five assists against zero turnovers and pulled down six rebounds
  • In the road win at Wisconsin, poured in 23 points, including Michigan’s final 11 points of the game, dished out four assists, corralled four rebounds, recorded two blocks and swiped one steal
  • Currently leads the Big Ten in scoring at 18.0 points per game, and paces the conference with eight 20-point games
  • Earns his first career Big Ten Player of the Week plaudit after claiming Big Ten Freshman of the Week honors three times last season
  • Last Michigan Player of the Week: Trey Burke (Feb. 18, 2013)


Freshman of the Week


Noah Vonleh, Indiana

F – 6-11 – Haverhill, Mass. – New Hampton

  • Averaged 13.5 points, 8.5 rebounds and 2.5 blocks per game during Indiana’s split against #3/3 Wisconsin and Northwestern
  • For the week, shot 45.0 percent (9-of-20) from the field, including a 66.7 percent (4-of-6) effort from three-point range
  • Against the Badgers, scored 10 points, recorded four blocks, pulled down five rebounds and tallied one steal
  • Against Northwestern, posted his seventh double-double of the season with 17 points and 12 rebounds, including six offensive boards, recorded one block and swiped one steal
  • Currently leads the Big Ten with 9.2 rebounds per game
  • Earns his sixth Freshman of the Week honor, the third-highest total since the award began in 2010
  • Last Indiana Freshman of the Week: Noah Vonleh (Jan. 13, 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