Indiana and Maryland Earn Weekly Men’s Basketball Honors

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Indiana and Maryland Earn Weekly Men’s Basketball Honors

Maryland’s Bruno Fernando named Player of the Week; Indiana’s Romeo Langford earns Freshman of the Week

 

Player of the Week

Bruno Fernando, Maryland
F – So. – 6-10 – Luanda, Angola – IMG Academy

  • Posted a pair of double-doubles in two Maryland victories averaging 17.5 points and 12 rebounds per game while shooting 72.7 percent from the floor (16-of-22)
  • Tallied a career-high 25 points and grabbed 13 rebounds while making 11-of-12 on field goals in the Terrapins’ win over No. 22 Indiana
  • Opened the week with 10 points and 11 rebounds in an 82-67 road victory at Minnesota
  • Leads Big Ten in field goal percentage (68.5) and blocked shots per game (2.24)
  • Earns the first Big Ten Player of the Week honor of his career
  • Last Maryland Player of the Week: Melo Trimble (Feb. 20, 2017)

Freshman of the Week

Romeo Langford, Indiana

G – 6-6 – New Albany, Ind. – New Albany

  • Equaled career-high with 28 points, along with three assists and two rebounds in narrow loss at Maryland on Friday
  • Scored 20 points in the second half as he made 8-of-14 from the floor including 3-of-6 from 3-point range
  • Leads Big Ten freshmen in overall scoring with 18.8 points per game
  • Second in scoring in Big Ten conference games with 22.0 points per game
  • Earns his fourth Freshman of the Week honor and second in as many weeks
  • Third Hoosier to earn at least four Freshman of the Week honors joining Cody Zeller (seven in 2011-12) and Noah Vonleh (seven in 2013-14)
  • Last Indiana Freshman of the Week: Romeo Langford (Jan. 7, 2019)

 

2018-19 Big Ten Men’s Basketball Players of the Week

Nov. 12

P: Carsen Edwards, Jr., PUR

P: Ethan Happ, Sr., WIS

F: Jalen Smith, MD

 

Nov. 19

P: Ethan Happ, Sr., WIS

F: Romeo Langford, IND

 

Nov. 26

P: Cassius Winston, Jr., MSU

P: Ethan Happ, Sr., WIS

F: Gabe Kalscheur, MINN

 

Dec. 3  

P: Jordan Poole, So., MICH

F: Ignas Brazdeikis, MICH

 

Dec. 10

P: Carsen Edwards, Jr., PUR

P: Ethan Happ, Sr., WIS

F: Romeo Langford, IND

F: Ignas Brazdeikis, MICH

 

Dec. 17

P: Juwan Morgan, Sr., IND

F: Jalen Smith, MD

 

Dec. 24

P: Kaleb Wesson, So., OSU

F: Daniel Oturu, MINN

 

Dec. 31

P: Cassius Winston, Jr., MSU

F: Ignas Brazdeikis, MICH

 

Jan. 7

P: Nick Ward, Jr., MSU

F: Romeo Langford, IND

 

Jan. 14

P: Bruno Fernando, So., MD

F: Romeo Langford, IND

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