D.J. White Named Big Ten Player of the Week
Jan. 14, 2008
Park Ridge, Ill. - Indiana senior forward D.J. White was named Big Ten Player of the Week for the third time this season and fourth time in his career after leading the Hoosiers to wins over Michigan and Illinois.
White averaged 18 points, 16 rebounds, and two blocks in leading the Hoosiers to their first 3-0 conference start since the 2002 season. The Tuscaloosa, Ala., native had 21 points and 22 rebounds at Michigan, the first IU player since Alan Henderson in 1995 to surpass 20 points and 20 boards in a single game. White followed that up with 15 points and 10 boards against Illinois. White made 12-of-22 shots from the field (54.5) and 12-of-15 from the free-throw line (75.0).
In Big Ten games, White is averaging 17.3 points and 15.7 rebounds. This is the third weekly accolade for White this season, garnering the award in back-to-back weeks (12/3; 12/10), and the fourth of his career.
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