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Big Ten Blog | Jacob Stallard

Wed, 12/12/2018
Player of the Week Rasir Bolton, Penn State Rasir BoltonTony who? The freshman Rasir Bolton is showing shades of Tony Carr, the Nittany Lions’ departed star, in his early college career, and he seems to be the latest in a long line of talented Penn State guards. After dropping 17 in a...
Thu, 12/06/2018
Player of the Week Nick Ward, Michigan State Nick WardThe big fella is starting to look utterly dominant at the college level. A routine dispatching of Rutgers in MSU’s conference opener was paced by 20 from Ward but he followed that up with a dazzling 26 against 18th ranked Iowa on a...
Wed, 11/28/2018
Player of the Week Carsen Edwards, Purdue Carsen EdwardsWho else? In the opening stanza of the year, Edwards has been everything advertised and more. As he did last year, he is putting up great scoring numbers (25.3 PPG; first in the conference) on great efficiency (46% from the field, 41% from 3...
Fri, 03/02/2018
Player of the Year Keita Bates-DiopKeita Bates Diop, Ohio State The one-time five-star recruit seemingly came out of nowhere this year as he went from single-digit scoring to carrying his Ohio State team from expected irrelevancy to second in the conference. But those who saw him play in high...
Wed, 02/14/2018
Player of the Week Miles Bridges, Michigan State Miles BridgesFebruary 10th had finally arrived, and it was put up or shut up time for Miles Bridges and the Spartans. After a season of being hyped as the two big dogs of the Big Ten, Purdue and Michigan State finally had their lone matchup of the...
Sun, 02/11/2018
Player of the Week Kevin Huerter, Maryland Kevin HuerterThe Terps picked up a win over Wisconsin this past week, but their most impressive performance was probably their tough performance on the road against the #3 Purdue Boilermakers. They gave Purdue their best shot and, in spite of losing...
Thu, 01/25/2018
Player of the Week Vince Edwards, Purdue Vincent EdwardsIn Purdue’s pair of victories, Edwards put up 19.5 points per on 67% shooting, including 60% from downtown. He wasn’t pulling down rebounds like he normally does, with only 8 total, but it didn’t really matter in what...
Tue, 01/16/2018
Player of the Week Keita Bates Diop, Ohio State Keita Bates-Diop8. That’s the number of points Keita Bates-Diop averaged in his first 3 seasons and 75 games in an Ohio State uniform. 3. That’s the number of times Bates-Diop broke the 20 point mark in that span. 57. That’s...
Thu, 01/04/2018
Player of the Week Ethan Happ, Wisconsin Ethan HappThere’s the Ethan Happ we have been waiting to see! The one that is so dominant that it doesn’t matter if all the guys around him are talented but young and inexperienced and unable to help him in the way that Nigel Hayes and Bronson...
Thu, 12/21/2017
Player of the Week Corey Sanders, Rutgers Corey SandersRutgers basketball usually doesn’t get a lot of love from this blog, or from anyone. But they had arguably the win of the week in the Big Ten this week by taking down #15 Seton Hall, their in-state rival and recent superior. Sanders...