Wisconsin Badgers rumors: Jordan Taylor is Big Ten player of the week

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Michigan and Wisconsin Collect Weekly Men’s Basketball Accolades

Badgers’ Taylor named Player of the Week; Wolverines’ Burke named Freshman of the Week

Player of the Week

Jordan Taylor, Wisconsin

G – Sr. – 6-1 – Bloomington, Minn. – Benilde-St. Margaret’s

·         Averaged 17.0 points, 6.0 rebounds and 5.5 assists in Wisconsin’s wins over Northwestern and at No. 22/25 Illinois

·         Posted 15 points, six assists and three rebounds in the Badgers’ 77-57 win against Wildcats

·         Scored 19 points and added nine rebounds and five assists in Wisconsin’s 67-63 road win over the Fighting Illini

·         Earns his second career weekly honor and first this season

·         Last Wisconsin Player of the Week: Jordan Taylor (Feb. 11, 2011)

Freshman of the Week

Trey Burke, Michigan

G – 5-11 – Columbus, Ohio – Northland

·         Recorded 16.5 points, 5.5 rebounds and 4.5 assists per game against No. 9/9 Michigan State and Arkansas

·         Scored 20 points on 72.7 percent shooting (8-11) and added four rebounds and three assists in the Wolverines’ 60-59 win against the Spartans

·         Notched 13 points, seven rebounds and six assists in a narrow 66-64 road loss to the Razorbacks

·         Collects his fourth weekly honor

·         Last Michigan Freshman of the Week: Trey Burke (Jan. 2, 2012)

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