Ohio State's Deshaun Thomas named Big Ten co-player of the week

Deshaun Thomas drove past Trey Burke to the Big Ten's co-player of the week award. - Greg Bartram-USA TODAY Sports

Following the Buckeyes' 56-53 victory over then #2 Michigan, the Buckeyes' leading scorer was honored for the second time this season.

After helping Ohio State win a pair of important conference games, Buckeyes leading scorer Deshaun Thomas was named the Big Ten's co-Player of the Week late Monday morning. Thomas had been previously honored for the same accolade the week of November 19th. Ohio State defeated Purdue 74-64 this past Tuesday on the heels of a lackluster showing on the road in Champaign against Illinois. On Sunday, Ohio State recorded easily their biggest win of the season by defeating arch rival Michigan, 56-53, at home.

Between the two games, Deshaun Thomas averaged 21 points between the two contests, 1 more than his season average of 20.3 ppg. He also averaged 6.5 rebounds between the two contests and did so in the latter overcoming an ankle injury which forced him to the sideline for a brief stretch.

Thomas was joined in the accolade by Indiana's Cody Zeller, the league's preseason player of the year. Zeller helped Indiana dismiss Penn State and also get past top 10 Minnesota this past week.

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