Reggie Hearn from Northwestern has won StatSheet's Big Ten Player of the Week for January 21st. StatSheet's Big Ten Freshman of the Week is Wisconsin's Sam Dekker. And finally, Nick Colella from Penn State is the StatSheet Big Ten 6th Man of the Week. Hearn put up great stats in rebounding (2.5 per game), shooting (60%), and scoring (21 pts per game). The Northwestern senior played well for the Wildcats in a victory against 23rd ranked Illinois and a loss to Indiana.
Hearn led all scoring for the Wildcats with 20 points on 57% shooting in a 68-54 upset win over Illinois. He followed that up by leading the team in scoring with 22 points on 58% shooting in a 67-59 loss to Indiana.
This is the first StatSheet Big Ten Player of the Week honor for Reggie Hearn. The runner-up this week is Deshaun Thomas, a junior from Ohio State. Honorable mention goes to Minnesota junior Austin Hollins. Cody Zeller finished fifth and was the highest ranking player from Indiana.
StatSheet Big Ten Freshman of the Week: Wisconsin's Sam Dekker
Sam Dekker was on the floor an average of 25 minutes as a starter for Wisconsin. His average in three pointers (2.0 per game) topped all Big Ten freshmen. In a late 64-59 win over Indiana, Dekker registered 10 points and 4 rebounds. In a 70-66 loss to Iowa, he added 13 points and 4 assists.
This is a first for Sam Dekker, who has never won the StatSheet Big Ten Freshman of the Week. Nik Stauskas from Michigan gets runner-up. Honorable mention goes to Glenn Robinson III from Michigan.
StatSheet Big Ten 6th Man of the Week: Penn State's Nick Colella
Nick Colella, a senior and a 6-3 guard, averaged 30 minutes over two games for the Nittany Lions. In an 81-72 loss to Michigan State, Colella put up 6 points and 4 rebounds. During a 68-64 loss to Nebraska, he racked up 6 points and 6 rebounds.
This is Nick Colella's first StatSheet Big Ten 6th Man of the Week award this season. Shannon Scott, a sophomore guard from Ohio State, is the runner up. Melsahn Basabe, a junior forward from Iowa, earns honorable mention. Indiana has yet to win StatSheet Big Ten Player of the Week.
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- Scoring: Deshaun Thomas, Ohio State: 28 PPG
- Rebounding: Cody Zeller, Indiana: 11.5 RPG
- Assists: Trey Burke, Michigan: 9 APG
- Blocked Shots: Trevor Mbakwe, Minnesota: 5 BPG
- Free Throws: Aaron White, Iowa: 13 PPG
- Three Pointers: Deshaun Thomas, Ohio State: 6 TPG
- Steals: Aaron Craft, Ohio State: 5 SPG