D.J. Richardson named Big Ten Co-Player of the Week

D.J. Richardson, Illinois - 6-3, Sr., G, Peoria, Ill./Findlay Prep

* Led the Illini to two wins over top-20 opponents last week, averaging 18.0 points on 50.0 percent shooting and 2.5 steals
* Against top-ranked Indiana, poured in a game-high 23 points, including 15 in the second half and eight in the final minutes of the game
* Scored 13 points in a road win over Minnesota, shooting 60 percent from three-point range, and chipped in three rebounds, two assists and two steals
* Wins his first career Big Ten Player of the Week honor
* Last Illinois Player of the Week: Tracy Abrams (Dec. 31, 2012)

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