Shavon Shields of the Nebraska men’s basketball team was named co-Big Ten player of the week with Nik Stauskas, a guard from Michigan. The 6’6 sophomore averaged 21.5 points and 5.5 rebounds per game in leading Nebraska to a pair of victories and a first-round bye in this week’s Big Ten Tournament.
For the week, shot 16-of-33 (.485) from the field and in the road win at Indiana, scored 17 points on six field goals and pulled down eight rebounds, including three offensive boards. Shields scored 26 points in the win over nationally-ranked Wisconsin, helping Nebraska secure the No. 4 seed in the Big Ten Tournament. This is his second career Player of the Week honor and second this season.