Maryland’s Cowan Jr. and Michigan’s Wagner claim weekly awards
Player of the Week
Anthony Cowan Jr., Maryland
G – Sr. – 6-0 – Bowie, Md. – St. John’s College High School – Major: Masters of Professional Studies in Technology Entrepreneurship
Scored a career-high 31 points along with six assists and six rebounds in a win versus No. 18 Iowa in College Park
The first Terp to record such a stat line since Cousy Award winner Greivis Vasquez in 2010
Posted 19 of his points in the second half to secure Maryland’s second top-25 win of the season
Led Maryland to its 12th home win of the season to remain undefeated at the Xfinity Center, where the Terps are winning by an average margin of 16.2 points
Earns his second Player of the Week accolade this season and of his career
Last Maryland Player of the Week: Jalen Smith (Jan. 27, 2020)
Freshman of the Week
Franz Wagner, Michigan
G – 6-9 – Berlin, Germany – Alba Berlin – Major: Undecided
Averaged 18 points, seven rebounds, 1.5 assists and one block in two Michigan wins
Shot 63.2 percent from the field (12-for-19) and 62.5 percent on 3-pointers (5-for-8), making a career-best four versus Rutgers at Madison Square Garden during Big Ten Super Saturday
Posted a career-best 16 points at Nebraska, only to pass that with his first career 20-point game against Rutgers (20)
Stepped into the starting lineup versus the Scarlet Knights and set new career bests in six categories: points (20), field goals (7), field goal attempts (13), three-point field goals (4), three-point field goal attempts (7) and minutes (38)
Earns his first Big Ten Freshman of the Week honor
Last Michigan Freshman of the Week: Ignas Brazdeikis (Jan. 28, 2019)