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My Column: My Preseason All-Big Ten Selections

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See who Thomas Beindit is picking for his All-Big Ten teams.

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The Big Ten’s regular season tips off on Tuesday night, which means that it’s time to make some preseason predictions about how things will go in the coming months. As such, I wanted to give my picks for the various All-Big Ten teams. You can check out all of my selections below.

2019-’20 Preseason All-Big Ten Selections:

-Big Ten Coach of the Year:

  • Tom Izzo (Michigan State)

-Big Ten Player of the Year:

  • Cassius Winston (Michigan State)

-Big Ten Freshman of the Year:

  • Franz Wagner (Michigan)

-Big Ten Defensive Player of the Year:

  • Zavier Simpson (Michigan)

-Big Ten Sixth Man of the Year:

  • Gabe Brown (Michigan State)

-Big Ten All-Big Ten First Team:

  • Anthony Cowan (Maryland)
  • Ayo Dosunmu (Illinois)
  • Lamar Stevens (Penn State)
  • Kaleb Wesson (Ohio State)
  • Cassius Winston (Michigan State)

-Big Ten All-Big Ten Second Team:

  • Nojel Eastern (Purdue)
  • Zavier Simpson (Michigan)
  • Jalen Smith (Maryland)
  • Xavier Tillman (Michigan State)
  • Joe Wieskamp (Iowa)

-Big Ten All-Big Ten Third Team:

  • Eric Ayala (Maryland)
  • Geo Baker (Rutgers)
  • Isaiah Livers (Michigan)
  • Jon Teske (Michigan)
  • D’Mitrik Trice (Wisconsin)

-Big Ten All-Big Ten Freshmen Team:

  • DJ Carton (Ohio State)
  • Trayce Jackson-Davis (Indiana)
  • Patrick McCaffery (Iowa)
  • Makhi Mitchell (Maryland)
  • Franz Wagner (Michigan)