Men's Basketball
Nunn Named Big Ten Freshman of the Week

 
Kendrick Nunn had 19 points against the Gophers.
Kendrick Nunn had 19 points against the Gophers.
 

Feb. 24, 2014

Big Ten Release | Illini-Minnesota Highlights

Illinois guard Kendrick Nunn was named Big Ten Freshman of the Week on Monday for his performance in the Fighting Illini's win at Minnesota on Wednesday. Nunn hit 5-of-7 from behind the arc and tied his career high with 19 points in the 62-49 victory.

Here are some highlights from Nunn's week:
• Poured in a game-high and tied his career-high with 19 points on 7-of-13 shooting in Illinois' win at Minnesota

• Connected on a career-high five three-pointers (on seven attempts), the most for a Fighting Illini player this season

• Scored 10 of Illinois' 14 points during a decisive eight-minute stretch in the second half

• Averaging 13.0 points per game since being inserted into the starting lineup

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