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Basketball Jaz Shelley Named B1G Player of the Week / Natalie Potts Co-Freshman of the Week (1 Viewer)


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Player of the Week
Jaz Shelley, Nebraska
Gr. – G – Moe, Australia – Berwick College – Major: Journalism

• Averaged 16.5 points, 4.5 rebounds and 4.5 assists in Nebraska’s two wins last week
• Tallied 10 points, six rebounds and four assists at Michigan
• Scored 10 of her season-high 23 points in the final five minutes to help the Huskers erase a 14-point deficit and upset No. 2 Cockeye, tying the highest-ranked team Nebraska has ever beaten
• Went 4-for-4 at the free throw line in the final 19 seconds to seal the victory
• Also had five assists, three rebounds and a steal against the Cockeyes
• Earns her first career Big Ten Player of the Week award
• Last Nebraska Player of the Week: Alexis Markowski (Dec. 19, 2022)

Co-Freshman of the Week
Natalie Potts, Nebraska
F – O’Fallon, Mo. – Incarnate Word Academy – Major: Business Administration

• Recorded 13.0 points and 4.5 rebounds during Nebraska’s two victories
• Put up 12 points and three rebounds against the Wolverines
• Added 14 points, six rebounds and two assists, including eight points and five boards in the fourth quarter, to take down No. 2 Cockeye
• Earns her sixth Big Ten Freshman of the Week honor
• Last Nebraska Freshman of the Week: Natalie Potts (Jan. 15, 2024)

Co-Freshman of the Week
Mary Ashley Stevenson, Purdue
F – New York City, N.Y. – The Dalton School – Major: Communications

• Registered 20.5 points and 5.0 rebounds in two games for Purdue
• Posted a career-high 25 points, the most by a Purdue freshman since the 2010-11 campaign, and nine rebounds versus Illinois
• Also went a perfect 9-for-9 at the charity stripe, the first Boilermaker rookie to do so since the 2009-10 season
• Shot 77.8 percent (7-of-9) for 16 points with an assist, steal and block against Indiana
• Earns her second Big Ten Freshman of the Week honor
• Last Purdue Freshman of the Week: Mary Ashley Stevenson (Jan. 2, 2024)

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