Giorgi Bezhanishvili, Ayo Dosunmu B1G Players of the Week

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For the first time in Big Ten men’s basketball history, a school claimed both awards with two different freshmen


Player of the Week: Giorgi Bezhanishvili
Last Illinois Player of the Week: Malcolm Hill (Nov. 14, 2016)

Freshman of the Week: Ayo Dosunmu
Last Illinois Freshman of the Week: Trent Frazier (Feb. 12, 2018)


Illinois swept Big Ten men’s basketball weekly honors for the first time in school history


https://bigten.org/news/2019/2/11/illinois-sweeps-weekly-mens-basketball-honors.aspx
 
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Tyngsborough, MA
Impressive. :hailtotheorange:
 
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Carbondale, IL
-Illinois swept Big Ten men’s basketball weekly honors for the first time in school history
-For the first time in Big Ten men’s basketball history, a school claimed both awards with two different freshmen

Neat!
 
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Outrageous, clearly Ayo was the POW and Giorgi was the FOW! :mad:
 
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Congratulations to both these young men, the team and coaches. BU and staff can recruit, no doubt about it. Also the team plays very exciting, watching the offenses of North Carolina vs Miami and Ohio State vs Indiana was a major snooze fest. Great things coming.
 
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All of sudden, good things are happening :)
 
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Captain 'Paign
Phoenix, AZ
Wow! Impressive and bodes very well for where the program is heading.
 
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Just outstanding. Congrats to Ayo and Giorgi!!
 
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Awesome, look out for the Illini. We're headed back to where we were at the turn of the century!
 
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How can you be the best player in a week, and be a freshman, but not also be the Freshman of the Week? Don't get me wrong, I'm quite happen. This just doesn't pass the basic logic test.:p
 
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Congrats to both players....about as good as it can get with program turning and recruits watching....I...L...L...!!!!
 
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Former Krush Cow
Chicago, IL
This is great, but also really dumb on the B1G part. It's probably never happened before cause the B1G has never been this dumb before. If Giorgi is the B1G Player of the week, then he's also the B1G freshman player of the week. Unless there is some rule that you cannot be player of the week and freshmen of the week.

I mean whatever. I'll take it.
 
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The odds of Giorgi winning a BIG Freshman of the week before the season were probably in the 200/1 range. BIG Player of the week?...well that’s a massive payout for whoever took that one.
 
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