Jeremiah Williams, in his first week with the Scarlet Knights, has been named Big Ten Player of the Week after helping the team win all three games he has played. He averaged 16 points, five rebounds, and four assists in the last two games, making significant contributions to victories over Maryland and No. 11 Wisconsin. Williams becomes the third Scarlet Knight to win this award, marking the fourth consecutive year that Rutgers has had a player receive this accolade.

By the Numbers
  • Williams averaged 16 points, five rebounds, and four assists over the last two games
  • Rutgers improved to 13-10 overall and 5-7 in the Big Ten
State of Play
  • Williams has sat out the first 20 games of the season after violating the NCAA’s gambling policy
  • Rutgers has an outside shot of returning to the NCAA Tournament and will take on Northwestern next
What's Next

Rutgers has an outside shot of returning to the NCAA Tournament. The team needs to continue racking up wins, and the presence of Williams could be the deciding factor.

Bottom Line

Jeremiah Williams, in just his first week, has had a significant impact on the Scarlet Knights, leading to improved performances and a potential bid for the NCAA Tournament.