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Thomas Bryant named Big Ten Freshman of the Week



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Freshman center Thomas Bryant celebrates during the game against Wisconsin on Jan. 5 at Assembly Hall. The Hoosiers won, 59-58. Haley Ward and Haley Ward Buy Photos

From IDS reports

Thomas Bryant was named Big Ten Freshman of the Week for the second time in his career Monday, a day after recording his first career double-double.

The freshman center scored 18 points and grabbed a career-high 13 rebounds against the 
Buckeyes.

During IU’s 59-58 win against Wisconsin earlier in the week, Bryant scored 10 points while securing seven rebounds.

Bryant first earned Big Ten Freshman of the Week honors Nov. 23, 2015.

He is currently leading the Big Ten in field goal percentage, making 72 percent of his shots both for the season and in conference play.

Bryant is averaging 12.2 points and 5.5 rebounds this season.

Bryant's stats last week

Tuesday vs. Wisconsin: 10 points and 7 rebounds

Sunday vs. Ohio State: 18 points and 13 rebounds

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