Freshmen big men for Marquette and Wisconsin have been honored by their respective leagues following productive weeks.
The Golden Eagles' Henry Ellenson was named the Big East's newcomer of the week on Monday, the fourth time this season that Ellenson received the award.
One of the country's top freshmen averaged 13.5 points, 12.0 rebounds and 4.0 blocks in games against DePaul and St. John's last week. He had his 11th double-double of the season with 16 points and career-best 18 boards in the win over the Red Storm on Sunday.
At Wisconsin, Ethan Happ won the Big Ten's Freshman of the Week award for the second straight week. Happ had a career-high 20 points and 11 rebounds in a victory last week at Penn State.