Craft is from Findlay, and Hayes is a graduate of Toledo Whitmer High School.
The Player of the Week honor is the second of Craft’s career. He averaged 8 points, 7 assists, 3.5 steals and 5.5 rebounds without committing a single turnover in a pair of wins to open the Big Ten season and help No. 3 Ohio State move to 15-0 on the season.
Craft leads the Big Ten in steals (2.5) and ranks second overall in assists (4.9 apg) and assist/turnover ratio (2.7).
The 6’10 Hayes averaged 13.5 points and 5.0 rebounds in a pair of Big Ten wins over Northwestern and Iowa, helping Wisconsin also move to 15-0 on the season
Hayes is the sixth player to earn back-to-back Big Ten Freshman of the Week honors.