Freshman of the Week
Jaden Ivey, Purdue
G – 6-4 – South Bend, Ind. – La Lumiere School (Ind.) – Major: Undecided
- Averaged 17.0 points, 5.5 rebounds and 3.0 assists per game in contests against Maryland and Northwestern. Also added two steals and one blocked shot on the week.
- Registered career highs in points (20) and rebounds (seven) during Purdue’s 75-70 win over Northwestern. Also added three assists and two steals in the win.
- Scored 14 points, grabbed four rebounds and dished out three assists in a tight 61-60 loss at Maryland.
- Is one of four Boilermaker freshmen to be named Big Ten Freshman of the Week this season and is the second to win the award multiple times (Jan. 25 and Feb. 8). Fellow freshmen Zach Edey (Nov. 11), Mason Gillis (Dec. 21) and Brandon Newman (Jan. 18 and Feb. 1) have all won the award this season.
- Earns the second Freshman of the Week accolade of his career.
- Last Purdue Freshman of the Week: Brandon Newman (Feb. 1, 2021)