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Big Ten Announces Men’s and Women’s Basketball Awards

With the 2017-18 Big Ten conference regular seasons complete for both men’s and women’s basketball, the conference announced various basketball awards on Monday afternoon.  Indiana University had good men’s and women’s representation.

On the men’s side Juwan Morgan received second team all Big Ten honors while Robert Johnson was a honorable mention.  Collin Hartman received a sportsmanship award.

On the women’s side, Tyra Buss received first team all Big Ten honors while Amanda Cahill made the second team and won a sportsmanship award.  Jaelynn Penn made the all-freshmen team.

2017-18 MEN’S AWARDS

2017-18 All-Big Ten Men’s Basketball Team
As selected by Big Ten coaches

FIRST TEAM
MILES BRIDGES, MICHIGAN STATE
James Palmer Jr., Nebraska
KEITA BATES-DIOP, OHIO STATE
Tony Carr, Penn State
Carsen Edwards, Purdue

SECOND TEAM
Juwan Morgan, Indiana
Moritz Wagner, Michigan
Jae’Sean Tate, Ohio State
Vincent Edwards, Purdue
Ethan Happ, Wisconsin

THIRD TEAM
Anthony Cowan Jr., Maryland
Jaren Jackson Jr., Michigan State
Cassius Winston, Michigan State
Jordan Murphy, Minnesota
Isaac Haas, Purdue

HONORABLE MENTION
Leron Black, Illinois
Robert Johnson, Indiana
Tyler Cook, Iowa
Kevin Huerter, Maryland
Muhammad-Ali Abdur-Rahkman, Michigan
Nick Ward, Michigan State
Nate Mason, Minnesota
Isaac Copeland Jr., Nebraska
Lamar Stevens, Penn State
Mike Watkins, Penn State
Dakota Mathias, Purdue

ALL-FRESHMAN TEAM
Trent Frazier, Illinois
Bruno Fernando, Maryland
JAREN JACKSON JR., MICHIGAN STATE
Kaleb Wesson, Ohio State
Brad Davison, Wisconsin

ALL-DEFENSIVE TEAM
Anthony Cowan Jr., Maryland
JAREN JACKSON JR., MICHIGAN STATE
Josh Reaves, Penn State
Mike Watkins, Penn State
Dakota Mathias, Purdue

PLAYER OF THE YEAR:
Keita Bates-Diop, Ohio State

DEFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE YEAR:
Jaren Jackson Jr., Michigan State

FRESHMAN OF THE YEAR:
Jaren Jackson Jr., Michigan State

SIXTH MAN OF THE YEAR:
Duncan Robinson, Michigan

COACH OF THE YEAR:
Chris Holtmann, Ohio State

Unanimous selections IN ALL CAPS

Indiana University

2017-18 Big Ten Sportsmanship Award Honorees
Aaron Jordan, Illinois; Collin Hartman, Indiana; Nicholas Baer, Iowa; Michal Cekovsky, Maryland; Duncan Robinson, Michigan; Tum Tum Nairn Jr., Michigan State; Dupree McBrayer, Minnesota; Evan Taylor, Nebraska; Gavin Skelly, Northwestern; Andrew Dakich, Ohio State; Julian Moore, Penn State; P.J. Thompson, Purdue; Mike Williams, Rutgers; Aaron Moesch, Wisconsin.

2017-18 All-Big Ten Men’s Basketball Team
As selected by Media Voting Panel

FIRST TEAM
MILES BRIDGES, MICHIGAN STATE
KEITA BATES-DIOP, OHIO STATE
Tony Carr, Penn State
Carsen Edwards, Purdue
Ethan Happ, Wisconsin

SECOND TEAM
Juwan Morgan, Indiana
Moritz Wagner, Michigan
Jordan Murphy, Minnesota
James Palmer Jr., Nebraska
Vincent Edwards, Purdue

THIRD TEAM
Anthony Cowan Jr., Maryland
Jaren Jackson Jr., Michigan State
Nick Ward, Michigan State
Cassius Winston, Michigan State
Isaac Haas, Purdue

HONORABLE MENTION
Leron Black, Illinois
Trent Frazier, Illinois
Jordan Bohannon, Iowa
Tyler Cook, Iowa
Kevin Huerter, Maryland
Muhammad-Ali Abdur-Rahkman, Michigan
Nate Mason, Minnesota
Isaac Copeland Jr., Nebraska
Bryant McIntosh, Northwestern
Dererk Pardon, Northwestern
Jae’Sean Tate, Ohio State
Lamar Stevens, Penn State
Mike Watkins, Penn State
Dakota Mathias, Purdue

PLAYER OF THE YEAR:
Keita Bates-Diop, Ohio State

FRESHMAN OF THE YEAR:
Jaren Jackson Jr., Michigan State

COACH OF THE YEAR:
Chris Holtmann, Ohio State

Unanimous selections IN ALL CAPS

 

2017-18 WOMEN’S AWARDS

2017-18 ALL-BIG TEN WOMEN’S BASKETBALL TEAMS & HONORS 

As selected by Big Ten coaches 

Ty Vinson, IDS
FIRST TEAM HONORABLE MENTION ALL-FRESHMAN TEAM
TYRA BUSS, Indiana Eleanna Christinaki, Maryland Jaelynn Penn, Indiana
MEGAN GUSTAFSON, Iowa Kristen Confroy, Maryland DESTINY PITTS, Minnesota
Kaila Charles, Maryland Branndais Agee, Michigan State Kate Cain, Nebraska
KATELYNN FLAHERTY, Michigan Shay Colley, Michigan State Lindsey Pulliam, Northwestern
Kenisha Bell, Minnesota Taryn McCutcheon, Michigan State Karissa McLaughlin, Purdue
Carlie Wagner, Minnesota Destiny Pitts, Minnesota  
Stephanie Mavunga, Ohio State Lindsey Pulliam, Northwestern PLAYER OF THE YEAR
KELSEY MITCHELL, Ohio State Sierra Calhoun, Ohio State Kelsey Mitchell, Ohio State
Teniya Page, Penn State Asia Doss, Ohio State  
Tyler Scaife, Rutgers Andreona Keys, Purdue DEFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE YEAR
  Cayla McMorris, Wisconsin Ae’Rianna Harris, Purdue
SECOND TEAM    
Alex Wittinger, Illinois ALL-DEFENSIVE TEAM FRESHMAN OF THE YEAR
Amanda Cahill, Indiana Jillian Dunston, Michigan Destiny Pitts, Minnesota
Kathleen Doyle, Iowa Kenisha Bell, Minnesota  
Hallie Thome, Michigan Kate Cain, Nebraska SIXTH PLAYER OF THE YEAR
Hannah Whitish, Nebraska Linnae Harper, Ohio State Ieshia Small, Maryland
Pallas Kunaiyi-Akpanah, Northwestern Ae’Rianna Harris, Purdue  
Linnae Harper, Ohio State   COACH OF THE YEAR
Amari Carter, Penn State   Amy Williams, Nebraska
Ae’Rianna Harris, Purdue    
Dominique Oden, Purdue    
Jaelynn Lynn Photo – Indiana University  

UNANIMOUS SELECTIONS IN ALL CAPS

* – additional honorees due to tie

2017-18 BIG TEN SPORTSMANSHIP AWARD HONOREES

Cydnee Kinslow, Illinois; Amanda Cahill, Indiana; Hannah Stewart, Iowa; Kristen Confroy, Maryland; Jillian Dunston, Michigan; Lexi Gussert, Michigan State; Carlie Wagner, Minnesota; Emily Wood, Nebraska; Lydia Rohde, Northwestern; Asia Doss, Ohio State; Amari Carter, Penn State; Andreona Keys, Purdue; Khadaizha Sanders, Rutgers; Kendall Shaw, Wisconsin.

2017-18 ALL-BIG TEN WOMEN’S BASKETBALL TEAMS & HONORS 

As selected by Big Ten media

FIRST TEAM HONORABLE MENTION PLAYER OF THE YEAR
Tyra Buss, Indiana Kathleen Doyle, Iowa Megan Gustafson, Iowa
MEGAN GUSTAFSON, Iowa Eleanna Christinaki, Maryland  
Kaila Charles, Maryland Kristen Confroy, Maryland FRESHMAN OF THE YEAR
KATELYNN FLAHERTY, Michigan Branndais Agee, Michigan State Destiny Pitts, Minnesota
Hallie Thome, Michigan Jenna Allen, Michigan State  
KENISHA BELL, Minnesota Shay Colley, Michigan State COACH OF THE YEAR
Carlie Wagner, Minnesota Taryn McCutcheon, Michigan State Amy Williams, Nebraska
Stephanie Mavunga, Ohio State Lindsey Pulliam, Northwestern  
KELSEY MITCHELL, Ohio State Amari Carter, Penn State  
Tyler Scaife, Rutgers Stasha Carey, Rutgers  
  Marsha Howard, Wisconsin  
SECOND TEAM Cayla McMorris, Wisconsin  
Alex Wittinger, Illinois    
Amanda Cahill, Indiana    
Destiny Pitts, Minnesota    
Hannah Whitish, Nebraska    
Pallas Kunaiyi-Akpanah, Northwestern    
Linnae Harper, Ohio State    
Teniya Page, Penn State    
Ae’Rianna Harris, Purdue    
Andreona Keys, Purdue    
Dominique Oden, Purdue    

UNANIMOUS SELECTIONS IN ALL CAPS

 

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