The top rated class of 2019 recruit in the Big Ten is living up to the hype so far.
Averaging nearly a double-double on the season, IU freshman forward Trayce Jackson-Davis has been named the Big Ten’s freshman of the week for the second time. The Greenwood, Ind. product produced a double-double in both games this past week — IU wins over Louisiana Tech and South Dakota State.
.@TrayceJackson among freshmen nationally:
• 2nd in field goal %
• 3rd in blocked shots
• 4th in free throws
• 4th in rebounds pic.twitter.com/HpQlHNZkXm
— Indiana Basketball (@IndianaMBB) December 2, 2019
The full release from the IU basketball program on Jackson-Davis is below:
Jackson-Davis Named Big Ten Freshman of the Week For Second Time
The Big Ten Conference has named Indiana forward Trayce Jackson-Davis as its Freshman of the Week after the Center Grove High School product averaged 20 points and 12.5 rebounds in wins over Louisiana Tech and South Dakota State. It is the second time he has received the award this season. He was also honored by the league on November 18.
He had a season-high 21 points and 11 rebounds against Louisiana Tech and made 11 of 13 free throws in the game. Against SDSU, he had 19 points and matched his season-best with 14 rebounds and 4 blocked shots. He also made a season-high 9 field goals.
Jackson-Davis is averaging a team-high 15.6 points and 9.6 rebounds. He leads the team shooting 66.1% from the floor and in blocked shots with 16. He has 4 double-doubles this season. Among freshmen nationally, he is 2nd in FG%, 3rd in blocked shots and 4th in rebounding and free throws made.
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