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)


Filed under: Illini Basketball

Upcoming Football Games

Sat, Sept 1Kent State 
Sat, Sept 8Western Illinois 
Sat, Sept 15USF
(Chicago, IL)
Fri, Sept 21Penn State 
All times CT

Fighting Illini Sports Forums

Jump:   Illini Basketball   Illini Football   Sports Talk
Illinois Hoops Recruiting Thread
Last post by Illini0114 17 minutes ago
Illinois Football Recruiting Thread
Last post by IlliniNation1010 49 minutes ago
Blackhawks '17-18
Last post by uiuc ee 2012 1 hour ago
2018 Off Season Thread
Last post by ChazzReinhold 3 hours ago
Fighting Illini Basketball Scholarship Grid 2017-2018
Last post by rbachhuber 7 hours ago
3/18 Games
Last post by foby 8 hours ago
Future Football Schedules
Last post by dgcrow 8 hours ago
Illinois Football Performance Center
Last post by BRucks 8 hours ago
2018 Illinois Baseball
Last post by illinifaninwi 12 hours ago
Coaching Carousel
Last post by foby 13 hours ago
Illini Loyalty Bracket Group
Last post by frozenrope9190 1 day ago
Larry Nassar and Michigan State
Last post by sbillini 1 day ago
3/17 Games
Last post by SescIllini 2 days ago
Any update on Illinireport
Last post by Spoon House 3 days ago
3/16 Games
Last post by VAIllini35 3 days ago

Get Free Daily Email Updates

Enter your email address:

2018 Illini Football

Sat, Sept 1Kent State 
Sat, Sept 8Western Illinois 
Sat, Sept 15USF
(Chicago, IL)
Fri, Sept 21Penn State 
Sat, Sept 29---Bye--- 
Sat, Oct 6@Rutgers 
Sat, Oct 13Purdue
Sat, Oct 20@Wisconsin 
Sat, Oct 27@Maryland 
Sat, Nov 3Minnesota 
Sat, Nov 10@Nebraska 
Sat, Nov 17Iowa 
Sat, Nov 24@Northwestern 
Kickoff times & TV will be posted when announced