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Ignas Brazdeikis named Big Ten Freshman of the Week

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Brazdeikis earns the Big Ten Freshman of the Week honor once again.

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Michigan freshman Ignas Brazdeikis has been named the Big Ten Freshman of the Week honor for the fourth time this season.

After a performance to forget in the Wolverines loss to the Wisconsin Badgers last week (0 points, 0-5 shooting), the Canadian freshman responded in an impressive way.

He scored 18 points against in a tight win over the Minnesota Golden Gophers on Tuesday. He racked up nine points from the charity stripe as he continually pounded the ball into the key. Brazdeikis also tallied a double-double in the game as he brought down 11 boards in the contest.

Then on Friday, Brazdeikis scored 20 points (8-of-12 shooting) in the rout of Indiana, including three makes from behind the arc. He also grabbed seven boards, an assist and a blocked shot in the game.

The Wolverines return to the court tomorrow against Ohio State. Tip off is at 9 p.m. ET on ESPN2.