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Kaminsky named Big Ten Co-Player of the Week

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MADISON, Wis. – Last week was a dominant one for senior Frank Kaminsky, who led the No. 2 Wisconsin men's basketball team in wins over Green Bay and Boise state, and Monday was named Big Ten Co-Player of the Week.

Kaminsky averaged 23 points, 10 rebounds, five blocks and 1.5 steals per game on 73.1 percent shooting to guide UW to a pair of home wins, as the Badgers ran to a 4-0 start for the eighth time in Bo Ryan's 14 years at Wisconsin.

The Lisle, Illinois, native recorded his fifth career double-double against the Phoenix, racking up 20 points and a career-high 15 rebounds, while also posting a career-high seven blocks, the most among Big Ten players this season.

The 7-foot big man had more in store for the Broncos, following up later in the week by pouring in a season-high 26 points on 11-of-13 shooting, including four 3-pointers, while also tallying five rebounds, three blocks and two steals.

Kaminsky ranks second in the Big Ten in both rebounds (10.3 rpg) and blocks (2.8 bpg).

This is Kaminsky's third career Big Ten Player of the Week honor. He was the last Badger to take home the award, collecting it on Feb. 17 of last season.

Kaminsky leads Wisconsin in scoring (19.3 ppg), rebounding (10.3 rpg), blocks (2.75 bpg) and steals (1.25) while also ranking second on the team in field-goal percentage (.633) and assists (11).

Wisconsin takes to Paradise Island, Bahamas, this week for the Battle 4 Atlantis tournament. The Badgers begin play against UAB on Wednesday at 6 p.m. (CT).

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