Michigan Sweeps Weekly Big Ten Men’s Basketball Honors

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Michigan’s Jordan Poole collects Player of Week; Wolverines Ignas Brazdeikis named Freshman of the Week

Player of the Week

Jordan Poole, Michigan

G – So. – 6-5 – Milwaukee, Wis. – La Lumiere School

Helped Wolverines to a pair of wins over ranked teams last week with an 84-67 victory over #11 North Carolina and a 76-57 win over #19 Purdue

Averaged 19.5 points, 5.0 rebounds and 2.5 assists in the two wins

Shot 63.6 percent from the floor (14-of-22) including 76.9 percent from 3-point range (10-of-13) on the week

Connected on five 3-pointers in each victory including 5-of-5 against Purdue as he tallied 21 points in the win

Earns his first career Big Ten Player of the Week honor

Last Michigan Player of the Week: Derrick Walton Jr. (March 6, 2017)

Freshman of the Week

Ignas Brazdeikis, Michigan

G/F – 6-7 – Oakville, Ontario – Orangeville Prep

Averaged 18.0 points and 3.5 rebounds in helping the Wolverines to a pair of wins over ranked teams

Shot 65 percent (13-of-20) from the floor including 4-of-7 from 3-point range on the week

Opened the week with his third straight 20-plus point game with a career-best 24 points in Michigan’s win over #11 North Carolina

Earns his first Freshman of the Week honor

Last Michigan Freshman of the Week: Aubrey Dawkins (March 9, 2015)

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