BiG Ten Men’s Basketball Weekly Honors

 Iowa and Michigan State Claim Weekly Men’s Basketball Honors

Hawkeyes’ Toussaint and Spartans’ Winston earn awards


Player of the Week

Cassius Winston, Michigan State
G – Sr. – 6-1 – Detroit, Mich. – University of Detroit Jesuit – Major: Sports Management

  • Averaged 26.5 points, 7.5 assists and 3.0 rebounds, while connecting on 54.5 percent of his field goals, including 62.5 percent of his three-point attempts (5-of-8), in two Michigan State home wins
  • Posted a career-high 32 points and nine assists in a win over No. 12 Michigan on Sunday
  • Scored 21 points, dished six assists and grabbed four rebounds against Illinois on Thursday
  • Now has 1,685 career points and 802 career assists, becoming the first player in Big Ten history with 1,600 career points and 800 career assists
  • Trails Mateen Cleaves by 15 for the all-time assists lead at Michigan State
  • Marked his ninth game this season, and the 32nd for his career, with at least 20 points
  • Earns his first Player of the Week accolade this season and the sixth of his career
  • Last Michigan State Player of the Week: Cassius Winston (Feb. 25, 2019)

Freshman of the Week

Joe Toussaint, Iowa

G – 6-0 – Bronx, New York – Cardinal Hayes – Major: Undecided

  • In his third start of the season, scored a career-high 18 points along with team highs in assists (4) and steals (2) against No. 21 Penn State at The Palestra on Saturday
  • Sparked Iowa’s offense late as he scored 16 of his 18 points in the second half
  • Also tied his personal best shooting 50 percent from the three-point line against the Nittany Lions
  • Earns his first Big Ten Freshman of the Week honor
  • Last Iowa Freshman of the Week: Joe Wieskamp (Feb. 4, 2019)


2019-20 Big Ten Men’s Basketball Players of the Week

Nov. 11

P: Nate Reuvers, Jr., F, WIS

F: Kofi Cockburn, C, ILL


Nov. 18

P: Kaleb Wesson, Jr., C, OSU

F: Trayce Jackson-Davis, F, IND

F: Malik Hall, F, MSU


Nov. 25

P/F: Kofi Cockburn, Fr., C, ILL


Dec. 2

P: Anthony Cowan Jr., Sr., G, MD

P: Jon Teske, Sr., C, MICH

F: Trayce Jackson-Davis, F, IND


Dec. 9

P: Luka Garza, Jr., C, IOWA

F: Kofi Cockburn, C, ILL


Dec. 16

P: Lamar Stevens, Sr., F, PSU

F: Kofi Cockburn, C, ILL

F: Trayce Jackson-Davis, F, IND


Dec. 23

P: Gabe Kalscheur, So., G, MINN

P: D’Mitrik Trice, Jr., G, WIS

F: Armaan Franklin, G, IU

F: D.J. Carton, G, OSU


Dec. 30

P: Daniel Oturu, So., F, MINN

F: Kofi Cockburn, ILL


Jan. 6

P: Cassius Winston, Sr., G, MSU

F: Joe Toussaint, G, IOWA

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