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Big Ten Unveils Men’s Basketball Postseason Honors on BTN

Posted: 10:57 PM, Mar 11, 2019
Updated: 2019-03-12 12:07:16Z
Cassius Winston

ROSEMONT, Ill. — The Big Ten Conference unveiled the men’s basketball All-Conference teams and individual award winners on Monday night on BTN Live. A total of 16 students were selected to either of the All-Big Ten teams selected by the coaches and media, while another 14 students were awarded honorable mention status.

The Big Ten also recognized 14 Sportsmanship Award honorees. The students chosen are individuals who have distinguished themselves through sportsmanship and ethical behavior. These students must also be in good academic standing and have demonstrated good citizenship outside of the sports-competition setting.

The awards are voted on by conference coaches and a select media panel. The complete list of All-Conference honorees and individual award winners is below.

2018-19 All-Big Ten Men’s Basketball Team
As selected by Big Ten coaches

FIRST TEAM
Bruno Fernando, Maryland
CASSIUS WINSTON, Michigan State
Lamar Stevens, Penn State
CARSEN EDWARDS, Purdue
Ethan Happ, Wisconsin

SECOND TEAM
Romeo Langford, Indiana
Anthony Cowan Jr., Maryland
Ignas Brazdeikis, Michigan
Zavier Simpson, Michigan
Jordan Murphy, Minnesota

THIRD TEAM
Jordan Bohannon, Iowa
Tyler Cook, Iowa
Nick Ward, Michigan State
Amir Coffey, Minnesota
James Palmer Jr., Nebraska

HONORABLE MENTION
Ayo Dosunmu, Illinois
Juwan Morgan, Indiana
Jordan Poole, Michigan
Jon Teske, Michigan
Kenny Goins, Michigan State
Matt McQuaid, Michigan State
Dererk Pardon, Northwestern
Kaleb Wesson, Ohio State
Ryan Cline, Purdue
Geo Baker, Rutgers

ALL-FRESHMAN TEAM
Ayo Dosunmu, Illinois
Romeo Langford, Indiana
Joe Wieskamp, Iowa
Jalen Smith, Maryland
Ignas Brazdeikis, Michigan

ALL-DEFENSIVE TEAM
Bruno Fernando, Maryland
Zavier Simpson, Michigan
Matt McQuaid, Michigan State
Josh Reaves, Penn State
Nojel Eastern, Purdue

PLAYER OF THE YEAR:
Cassius Winston, Michigan State

DEFENSIVE PLAYER
OF THE YEAR:
Josh Reaves, Penn State

FRESHMAN OF THE YEAR:
Ignas Brazdeikis, Michigan

SIXTH PLAYER OF THE YEAR:
Xavier Tillman, Michigan State

COACH OF THE YEAR:
Matt Painter, Purdue

Unanimous selections IN ALL CAPS

2018-19 Big Ten Sportsmanship Award Honorees

Aaron Jordan, Illinois
Zach McRoberts, Indiana
Nicholas Baer, Iowa
Bruno Fernando, Maryland
Isaiah Livers, Michigan
Cassius Winston, Michigan State
Jordan Murphy, Minnesota
Isaiah Roby, Nebraska
Dererk Pardon, Northwestern
Joey Lane, Ohio State
Deivis Zemgulis, Penn State
Grady Eifert, Purdue
Shaquille Doorson, Rutgers
Khalil Iverson, Wisconsin