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Big Ten Blog | Jacob Stallard

Fri, 11/28/2014
Player of the Week Melo Trimble, G, Maryland Melo TrimbleTournament MVP of the CBE Classic and knocking off the #13 team in the nation? What a great start for Melo Trimble and the Maryland Terrapins. I didn't have a recap last week, so it's also important to highlight the true freshman's 31...
Sat, 02/22/2014
Player of the Week Caris LeVert, Michigan Caris LeVertI’ve had a couple people comment on this blog from previous weeks about LeVert’s play this year. Overall, it was a disappointing home loss to a good Wisconsin team or Michigan, who could have seized some control in the Big Ten...
Mon, 02/10/2014
Player of the Week Terran Petteway, Nebraska Terran PettewayBeating arguably the best unranked Big Ten team in Minnesota, Petteway scorched the Gophers for a career high 35 points on 10-15 shooting. His aggressive style led him to shoot 14 of Nebraska’s 33 total free throws. The Cornhuskers...
Fri, 01/31/2014
Player of the Week Nik Stauskas Nik StauskasStauskas did a little dance with the ball, made a little love with the net, and got down in East Lansing on Saturday night. With this week’s performance, I believe Stauskas has currently solidified himself a spot on the All-American First Team....
Sat, 01/25/2014
Player of the Week Gary Harris, Michigan State Gary HarrisWe are officially one-third of the way through Big Ten conference play. Crazy, right? It’s not a coincidence that this week’s POTW is the best player on a team undefeated in conference play. With Keith Appling hobbled by a sore...
Mon, 01/13/2014
Player of the Week Keith Appling, Michigan State Keith ApplingIt was almost a preconceived notion that whichever team won between #3 Ohio State and #5 Michigan State would also be awarded POTW. Keith Appling made the decision much easier with his clutch three-pointer in overtime to send the...
Fri, 01/03/2014
Player of the Week Rayvonte Rice, Illinois Rayvonte RiceThe box score at the conclusion of the New Year’s Eve matchup between Illinois and Indiana read as follows: a 39-39 tie at halftime, followed by each team scoring 32 points in the 2nd half. The Illini were just 3 points better than the...
Sun, 12/29/2013
Player of the Week Tracy Abrams, Illinois Tracy AbramsThe situation Tracy Abrams found himself in on the evening of December 21st in St. Louis is a dream many young basketball players in the state of Illinois dream of: down 1 to your biggest non-conference rival, under 10 seconds left, and 2 free...
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...