Chicago Weekly Awards: Dec. 29

Time for the weekly Chicago awards. Every week, The Catch and Shoot will name a Player of the Week and Freshman of the Week from the six schools in the Greater Chicago Area: DePaul, Northwestern, UIC, Loyola, Chicago State and Valparaiso.

Here are the awards for the past week.

Player and Freshman of the Week

After turning in a pair of strong performances, Northwestern point guard Bryant McIntosh is both Player of the Week and Freshman of the Week.

Photo: USA Today
Photo: USA Today

McIntosh torched UIC for 22 points on 7-for-9 shooting in Northwestern’s 63-46 win, although he turned the ball over six times. He had a balanced stat line with four rebounds, four assists and a pair of blocks.

In the Wildcats’ win against Northern Kentucky, McIntosh recorded 15 points, five rebounds and four assists.

McIntosh is no averaging 11.3 points and 5.0 assists this season.

POW honorable mentions: Alex Olah, Northwestern; Tommy Hamilton, DePaul; Jake Wiegand, UIC

FOW honorable mentions: Jay Knuth, Loyola; Scottie Lindsey, Northwestern

Author: Jesse Kramer

Jesse Kramer is the founder of The Catch and Shoot. He's a graduate of the Medill School of Journalism at Northwestern University. He has had work featured on SI.com, College Insider, The Comeback/Awful Announcing, and 247Sports.

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