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Big Ten Announces 2017-18 All-Conference Teams

The Big Ten announced the 2017-18 All-Big Ten teams, as well as a handful of other awards.

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Today the Big Ten announced the 2017-18 All-Big Ten teams, as well as a handful of other awards for players across the conference. You can see the complete breakdown below.

2017-18 All-Big Ten Men’s Basketball Team

First Team (Coaches)

Miles Bridges (Michigan State)
James Palmer Jr. (Nebraska)
Keita Bates-Diop (Ohio State)
Tony Carr (Penn State)
Carsen Edwards (Purdue)

First Team (Media)

Miles Bridges (Michigan State)
Keita Bates-Diop (Ohio State)
Tony Carr (Penn State)
Carsen Edwards (Purdue)
Ethan Happ (Wisconsin)

Second Team (Coaches)

Juwan Morgan (Indiana)
Moritz Wagner (Michigan)
Jae’Sean Tate (Ohio State)
Vincent Edwards (Purdue)
Ethan Happ (Wisconsin)

Second Team (Media)

Juwan Morgan (Indiana)
Moritz Wagner (Michigan)
Jordan Murphy (Minnesota)
James Palmer Jr. (Nebraska)
Vincent Edwards (Purdue)

Third Team (Coaches)

Anthony Cowan Jr. (Maryland)
Jaren Jackson Jr. (Michigan State)
Cassius Winston (Michigan State)
Jordan Murphy (Minnesota)
Isaac Haas (Purdue)

Third Team (Media)

Anthony Cowan Jr. (Maryland)
Jaren Jackson Jr. (Michigan State)
Nick Ward (Michigan State)
Cassius Winston (Michigan State)
Isaac Haas (Purdue)

Honorable Mention (Coaches)

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)

Honorable Mention (Media)

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)

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)

Unanimous selections in bold.

Player of the Year

Keita Bates-Diop (Coaches and Media)

Defensive Player of the Year

Jaren Jackson Jr. (Coaches)

Freshman of the Year

Jaren Jackson Jr. (Coaches and Media)

Sixth Man of the Year

Duncan Robinson (Coaches)

Coach of the Year

Chris Holtmann (Coaches and Media)

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)

For the most part the picks were pretty much in line with what you’d expect. There may have been a few snubs (Dakota Mathias comes to mind when it comes to players remaining under the radar), but the selections were pretty straight forward.

As for the Big Ten, the conference will now prepare for the Big Ten Tournament in New York this Wednesday.