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Big Ten Blog | Matt Misichko

Sat, 12/21/2013
Player of the Week: Glenn Robinson III Glenn Robinson IIIWith a tough non-conference week for the Big Ten, four-loss Michigan’s performance against Arizona reaffirms how deep and talented the Big Ten Conference is. On a more personal level, Glenn Robinson III was smoking Saturday afternoon (...
Sat, 12/14/2013
Player of the Week Sam Dekker, Wisconsin Sam DekkerThis isn’t your first-term Barack Obama Wisconsin Badgers. During those years, Wisconsin’s style of basketball was predictable. Opponents never created turnovers, as high ball pressure and half-court traps were useless. A bad shot was...
Sat, 12/07/2013
Player of the Week Roy Devyn Marble, Iowa Roy Devyn-MarbleIn the gaming industry, RDM stands for Random Death Match. Urban Dictionary defines it as when “a player kills you with no incentive.” The Big Ten’s RDM, Iowa guard Roy Devyn Marble, has been killing it so far this year ....
Fri, 11/29/2013
Player of the Week Nik Stauskas, Michigan Nik StauskasLogging major clock this week, including 44 minutes in Michigan’s overtime win against Florida State, Stauskas scored 70 total points over 3 games in the Puerto Rico Tip-Off tournament. He hobbled for the last 10 minutes of Michigan’...
Sat, 11/23/2013
Player of the Week Frank Kaminsky, Wisconsin Frank KaminskyTime to hop on the Big Daddy Fupps Bandwagon. Kaminsky can have whatever nickname he’d like after Tuesday night’s performance against North Dakota. The 7-foot, 234-pound junior went 16-19 from the field, 5-5 from beyond the arc...
Fri, 11/15/2013
By Matt Misichko Player of the Week Gary Harris, Michigan State Gary HarrisAs the first of potentially many POTW awards for Mr. Harris, the sophomore shooting guard displayed on the national stage why he stands a good chance to transition from last year’s Big Ten Freshman of the Year to this...
Sun, 03/10/2013
Player of the Week Trey Burke, Michigan Trey BurkeThe stellar sophomore might’ve solidified his front-runner status for national player of the year this past week with two memorable performances. The first came last Sunday against Michigan State, an instant-classic and a must-win for a...
Sun, 03/03/2013
Player of the Week Trevor Mbakwe, Minnesota Trevor MbakweSo that’s why Mbakwe came back for year six. The Gophers stunned No. 1 Indiana 77-73 Tuesday night, and Mbakwe quickly made it clear his team was anything but finished. The forward set the tone by scoring the Gophers’ first three...
Sat, 02/23/2013
Player of the Week Victor Oladipo, Indiana Victor OladipoThe junior player of the year frontrunner played through the pain of a sprained ankle on Tuesday night and finished off Michigan State to help the Hoosiers secure the top spot in the Big Ten. He didn’t play after halftime last Saturday...
Sun, 02/17/2013
Player of the Week Cody Zeller, Indiana Cody ZellerIt’s hard to single out the most important player on such a well-rounded team like Indiana, but Zeller is the proverbial straw that stirs the Hoosiers’ drink. Zeller and the Hoosiers responded to a letdown at Illinois in a big way with...