- Associated Press - Monday, March 7, 2016

The 2016 Associated Press All-Big Ten basketball team released Monday, with player’s position, name, school, class, height, weight and hometown:



F_Jarrod Uthoff, Iowa, Sr., 6-9, 221, Cedar Rapids, Iowa.

F_Nigel Hayes, Wisconsin, Jr., 6-8, 240, Toledo, Ohio.

C_A.J. Hammons, Purdue, Sr., 7-0, 250, Carmel, Indiana.

G_Kevin “Yogi” Ferrell, Indiana, Sr., 6-0, 180, Indianapolis.

G_Denzel Valentine, Michigan State, Sr., 6-5, 220, Lansing, Michigan.


F_Peter Jok, Iowa, Jr., 6-6, 205, West Des Moines, Iowa.

F_Matt Costello, Michigan State, Sr., 6-9, 245, Linwood, Michigan.

G_Melo Trimble, Maryland, So., 6-3, 185, Upper Marlboro, Maryland.

G_Malcolm Hill, Illinois, Jr., 6-6, 220, Fairview Heights, Illinois.

G_Bryn Forbes, Michigan State, Sr., 6-3, 190, Lansing, Michigan.


Player of the Year: Denzel Valentine, Michigan State


Defensive Player of the Year: A.J. Hammons, Purdue


Newcomer of the Year: Diamond Stone, Maryland, Fr., 6-11, 255, Milwaukee.


Coach of the Year: Tom Crean, Indiana


All-Big Ten selection panel: Kyle Austin, MLive.com (Lansing, Michigan); Nathan Baird, Lafayette (Indiana) Journal & Courier; Lee Barfknecht, Omaha (Nebraska) World-Herald; Dan Duggan, New Jersey Advance Media; Marcus Fuller, St. Paul (Minnesota) Pioneer Press; Teddy Greenstein, Chicago Tribune; Adam Jardy, Columbus (Ohio) Dispatch; Chad Leistikow, Des Moines (Iowa) Register; Don Markus, Baltimore Sun; Zach Osterman, Indianapolis Star; Jim Polzin, Madison.com (Madison, Wisconsin); Brendan Quinn, MLive.com (Ann Arbor, Michigan); Scott Richey, Champaign-Urbana (Illinois) News-Gazette.

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