Ohio State’s E.J. Liddell and Purdue’s Trevion Williams named Co-Players of the Week

Co-Player of the Week
E.J. Liddell, Ohio State
F – Jr. – 6-7 – Belleville, Ill. – West

  • Averaged 21.5 points, 8.0 rebounds, 3.5 assists, 1.5 blocks and 0.5 steals per game while shooting 14-of-22 from the floor in two Ohio State victories last week, including a 73-55 win over No. 22 Wisconsin
  • Scored 28 points with nine rebounds, four assists, two blocks and a steal in the home victory over Wisconsin
  • Posted 15 points and added seven rebounds, three assists and a block in an 85-74 win over Towson
  • Earns the first Player of the Week accolade of his career
  • Last Ohio State Player of the Week: Duane Washington Jr (Feb. 22, 2021)

Co-Player of the Week
Trevion Williams, Purdue
F – Sr. – 6-10 – Chicago, Ill. – Henry Ford Academy (Mich.)

  • Averaged 21.5 points, 11.5 rebounds, 5.0 assists, 2.0 blocks and 1.5 steals per game and went 19-of-31 from the floor in Purdue’s two games last week
  • Narrowly missed Purdue’s first triple-double since 1977 with 22 points, 12 rebounds and nine assists to go along with four blocks and two steals in an 82-72 overtime victory against NC State in the Basketball Hall of Fame Invitational
  • Recorded a double-double with 21 points and 11 rebounds, in addition to an assist and a steal, in a 70-68 road loss to Rutgers
  • Earns the second Player of the Week accolade of the season, and fourth of his career
  • Last Purdue Player of the Week: Trevion Williams (Nov. 22, 2021)

Freshman of the Week
Max Christie, Michigan State
G – 6-6 – Arlington Heights, Ill. – Rolling Meadows

  • Averaged 8.0 points, 3.5 rebounds, 1.5 assists and 1.5 steals per game in two Michigan State conference victories
  • Scored nine points with five rebounds, three assists and a career-high three blocks while playing a key defensive effort in a 75-67 road win over Minnesota
  • Added seven points and two rebounds in an 80-64 home victory over Penn State
  • Earns his second career Freshman of the Week honor
  • Last Michigan State Freshman of the Week: Max Christie (Dec. 6, 2021)