Cody Zeller, Deshaun Thomas B1G Co-Players of the Week

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The Hoosiers Cody Zeller and Ft. Wayne native and Bishop Luers grad Deshaun Thomas name B1G co-Players of the Week!

Cody Zeller, Indiana

F – 7-0 – So. – Washington, Ind. – Washington

·         Averaged 16.5 points, 5.5 rebounds, 3.0 blocks, 3.0 steals and 1.5 assists per game as the fifth-ranked Hoosiers beat Penn State and No. 8/10 Minnesota to improve to 3-0 in Big Ten play

·         Recorded 15 points with five boards, four steals, a pair of blocks and an assist against the Nittany Lions

·         Had 18 points on 75 percent shooting, six rebounds, four blocks, two steals and two assists versus the nationally ranked Golden Gophers

·         Sealed the win against Minnesota by deflecting a missed free throw into the hands of teammate Jordan Hulls, who was then fouled and sunk both of his shots

·         Collects his first career Player of the Week honor after earning seven Freshman of the Week selections last season

·         Last Indiana Player of the Week: Christian Watford (Dec. 12, 2011)

Deshaun Thomas, Ohio State

G/F – 6-7 – Jr. – Fort Wayne, Ind. – Bishop Luers

·         Averaged 21 points in a road win against Purdue followed by a victory against previously unbeaten and second-ranked Michigan

·         Tallied 22 points, seven rebounds, two steals, a block and an assist against the Boilermakers

·         Recorded 20 points, four boards, an assist and a steal versus the nationally ranked Wolverines

·         Shot 51.6 percent from the field, including 50 percent from three-point range and is the Big Ten’s leading scorer

·         Earns his second Player of the Week award of the season and the third of his career

·         Last Ohio State Player of the Week: Deshaun Thomas (Nov. 19, 2012)

 

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