Zeller Earns Fifth Big Ten Freshman of the Week Honor
Jan. 9, 2012
BLOOMINGTON, Ind. - Indiana forward Cody Zeller was named Big Ten Freshman of the Week for a fifth time this season after the Hoosiers picked up wins over No. 16/13 Michigan and at Penn State.
Zeller, who earned the same honor from the league for the weeks of Nov. 14, Nov. 21, Dec. 5 and Dec. 19, averaged 14.0 points, 4.0 rebounds and 2.0 blocks helping Indiana equal its Big Ten win total of last year in the second week of the season. He had 18 points, four rebounds and two blocked shots in a 73-71 win over Michigan. At Penn State, he had 10 points, four rebounds and two blocks in an 88-82 win.
On the week, he shot 80 percent (12-of-15) from the field and 80 percent (4-of-5) from the free throw line.
Zeller and the Hoosiers return to action on Thursday, Jan. 12 when they play host to Minnesota at 8 p.m. ET in Assembly Hall. Thursday's game will air live on the Big Ten Network and the IU Radio Network.
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