Tim Hardaway Jr. Wins Third Straight Big Ten Freshman of the Week Honor

Dylan Burkhardt
3Tim Hardaway Jr. picked up his third straight Big Ten Freshman of the Week award and his fourth total this season. Here’s the Big Ten’s official release:

Michigan’s Tim Hardaway Jr. earns his third straight weekly award after averaging 19.0 points, 3.5 rebounds, 2.0 assists and 1.0 steals per game while shooting 54.2 percent from the field and 60.0 percent from long range. Hardaway helped the Wolverines to a road win at Minnesota, leading the team with 22 points, marking his sixth 20-point game this season. Against Wisconsin, Hardaway scored 16 points, was 4-for-7 from long range, grabbed four rebounds and dished out three assists. The freshman has scored in double figures in his last 11 games. This marks Hardaway’s fourth weekly award.

Last Michigan Freshman of the Week: Tim Hardaway Jr. (Feb. 21, 2011)

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  • Tom

    Timmy so good. Keep it up!

  • Kenny

    well deserved. His game has improved tremendously ever since the road game against Penn State.

  • Mattski

    How many of those has Appling garnered? Somebody remind me.

  • Alex

    Great job THJr.

  • Jeff

    At this point, Hardaway has to be at least honorable mention all big-ten, maybe third team.

  • tin mad dog

    I hope he doesn’t start appearing in Mock Drafts but I have a feeling he will.

    Even so, he doesn’t seem like a “1 and Done” type player. I hope he at least stays until his Junior year, as I really want to see him play with GR III.

    • mike

      relax, theres no way tim hardway is going to be drafted till his junior year and Id be shocked if he got drafted then. He still has so much to improve on. Hes off and on at times and hes got pretty weak handles.

  • tin mad dog

    With as sweet as his shot has been looking lately, I’m starting to have Glen Rice flashbacks.

  • BigTex

    Who was the B-Ball 2011 recruit in this weekend?

  • billiam

    Dude’s outplaying the #1 recruit in the nation. That says something.

  • Sam

    More national recognition for him: http://beyondthearc.nbcsports.com/2011/02/28/michigans-hardaway-jr-performing-like-sullinger-barnes/

    And yeah, it’s situations like these that sometimes make me wish the media just didn’t exist so no one would want to leave early for us, but it is what it is. I also get really angry when I feel we deserve some attention and don’t get any.