For Immediate Release
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Sophomore forward has career day in upset of Butler
ST. LOUIS (USBWA) – The U.S. Basketball Writers Association has selected the Indiana forward Troy Williams as its Oscar Robertson National Player of the Week for games ending the week of Sunday, Dec. 21. The USBWA's weekly honor is presented by Blue Ribbon College Basketball Yearbook.
As the Big Ten Conference Co-Player of the Week, Williams was nominated for the weekly award, which was chosen by a representative of the USBWA board of directors from a list of Division I conference players of the week. This is the sixth season that the USBWA has selected a national player of the week.
Williams, a 6-7 sophomore from Hampton, Va., recorded his first double-double of the season, scoring a career-high 22 points and addiing a career-best 11 rebounds in the Hoosiers' 82-73 win over then-No. 23 Butler at Bankers Life Fieldhouse in Indianapolis last Saturday. He also added three assists, two blocks and two steals to his line.
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