Ethan Happ Named Big Ten Player of the Week for 3rd Straight Time

Ethan Happ of the Wisconsin Badgers was the co-player of the week in the Big Ten this week, his third straight award to start the season and fifth career award.

  • Averaged 17.3 points, 10.3 rebounds and 3.7 assists per game in leading the Badgers to the championship game at the Battle 4 Atlantis in the Bahamas
  • Posted double-doubles in all three tournament games giving him double-doubles in all six Wisconsin games this season
  • Against No. 4 Virginia, had 22 points, 15 rebounds, six assists and four blocks to become the first major conference player to post those numbers in a game since Georgetown’s Michael Sweetney in 2003 and first in Division I since Oakland’s Keith Benson in 2010
  • Registered 14 points, 12 rebounds and five assists in semifinal victory over Oklahoma
  • For the season, averaging 17.8 points, 12.5 rebounds and 5.7 assists, making him the only player in the nation averaging at least 17.0 ppg,  10.0 rpg and 5.0 apg
  • Earns his fifth career Big Ten Player of the Week honor and third in as many weeks
  • Becomes first Big Ten player to earn three consecutive Player of the Week honors since Minnesota’s Jordan Murphy did so to open last season (Nov. 13-27, 2017)
  • Last Wisconsin Player of the Week: Ethan Happ (Nov. 19, 2018)

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