COLUMBUS, Ohio â€“ Senior point guard Aaron Craft earned Big Ten menâ€™s basketball Player of the Week honors for his performances in consecutive wins over Iowa and Purdue.
Craft averaged 12 points, five assists, 4.5 steals and three rebounds per game in the two victories.
In an upset of the 17th-ranked Hawkeyes in Iowa City, Craft scored a game-high 17 points on 6-of-7 shooting, swiped six steals, handed out six assists and pulled down three rebounds.
He also chipped in seven points, handed out four assists, tallied three steals and corralled three rebounds in the victory over Purdue.
The 6â€™2â€ť senior from Findlay leads the Big Ten in steals per game with 2.6.
For the week, Craft shot 64.3 percent (9-of-14) from the field and 50.0 percent (2-of-4) from three-point range.