Iowa Hawkeyes QB James Vandenberg Receives Manning Award

University of Iowa quarterback James Vandenberg has been named one of eight Manning Award “Stars of the Week” and also nominated for Intersport’s Quarterback Performance of the Year award.

Both recognitions were announced after Vandenberg’s career day in the Hawkeyes’ thrilling comeback win over Pittsburgh.

The Manning Award, sponsored by the Sugar Bowl, named eight different quarterbacks as its “Stars of the Week.”

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Rapid Reaction: Wisconsin 61 Milwaukee 40

Coming into Wednesday’s match-up with the Panthers, Wisconsin ranked sixth in the nation in scoring defense and that was exactly the story as the Badgers held down Milwaukee 61-40 for their third straight win.

Wisconsin’s (7-2) domination of Milwaukee (4-6) continued as they are now 27-1 all-time against the Horizon League foe.

By: Nick Grays
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St. Joseph’s BFFs McCamey & Turner Share Big 10 POW Award

This week’s Big 10 player of the week award is a co-honor. And the two men sharing it were teammates in high school, at St. Josephs (same place where Isaiah Thomas prepped) in Chicago.

Ilinois’ Demetri McCamey earned a share of the weekly award along with Ohio State’s Evan Turner. The award marks the eighth of Turner’s career, surpassing Glenn Robinson (Purdue) and Jim Jackson’s career-record seven Player of the Week honors.

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