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Marve, Williams honored by Big Ten

Purdue quarterback Robert Marve was named Big Ten co-Offensive Player of the Week. Purdue cornerback Frankie Williams was named the conference's Freshman of the Week.

Marve completed 20 of 29 passes for a career-high 348 yards and four touchdowns in Saturday's 56-35 win against Indiana. Marve became the first Purdue QB to throw for more than 300 yards in a game since Joey Elliott on Nov. 14, 2009.

Marve shared the honor with Le'Veon Bell of Michigan State.

Williams recorded six tackles and returned an interception 33 yards to help set up a Boilermaker offensive touchdown. He also broke up a career-high three passes.