Michigan and Michigan State Earn Weekly Men’s Basketball Honors

For Immediate Release
March 2, 2020

Player of the Week

Cassius Winston, Michigan State
G – Sr. – 6-1 – Detroit, Mich. – University of Detroit Jesuit – Major: Sports Management

  • Averaged 20.0 points, 7.5 assists, four rebounds and shot .524 from the field in a 2-0 week for the Spartans
  • Posted 20 points, five rebounds and nine assists in a 78-70 win over Iowa
  • Followed up that performance with 20 points and six assists while hitting 5-of-6 from 3-point land in a win at Maryland
  • Earns his second Player of the Week accolade this season and the seventh of his career
  • Last Michigan State Player of the Week: Cassius Winston (Jan. 6, 2020)

Freshman of the Week

Franz Wagner, Michigan

– 6-9 – Berlin, Germany – Alba Berlin – Major: Undecided

  • Led the Wolverines for the third straight week averaging 17.5 points and 8.5 rebounds, while shooting 66.7% (14-for-21) from the field and 50% (5-for-10) from the 3-point line
  • Opened the week scoring 15 of his 17 points in the second half, while grabbing seven rebounds versus Wisconsin
  • At Ohio State, produced his first career double-double with 18 points and 10 rebounds; once again, he scored 15 of his 18 points in the second half, while grabbing his second career 10+ rebound game
  • Added two steals and tied a career-best four 3-pointers against the Buckeyes
  • Earns his third Big Ten Freshman of the Week honor
  • Last Michigan Freshman of the Week: Franz Wagner (Feb. 17, 2020)

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