ROSEMONT, Ill. (21 Alive) - Purdue freshman nd former Northrop star Bryson Scott has been named the Big Ten Freshman of the Week for the second time this season.
Scott was honored after scoring 15 points with four rebounds, three assists and three steals in just 22 minutes of action in Saturday’s contest against Butler. He went 6-of-9 from the field, 2-of-3 from the free throw line and hit his only three-point try for his seventh double-figure outing of the season.
Scott becomes the first Purdue player to win two Big Ten Freshman of the Week accolades, an award that dates back to just the 2010-11 season. He also won the award on Nov. 25.
Scott is second among all Big Ten freshmen in scoring (10.8 ppg), tied for third in assists (1.9 apg) and is first in steals (1.5 spg). He is fourth nationally among freshmen in points / 40 minutes (23.8 ppg) while his 43 free throws made are 18th nationally among freshmen.
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