- Associated Press - Monday, March 7, 2016

The Associated Press All-Big 12 men’s basketball team for the 2015-16 season, as chosen by a panel of media representatives who cover the conference on a regular basis. Players are listed in alphabetical order by name, school, class, height, weight and hometown:


Perry Ellis, Kansas, Sr., 6-8, 225, Wichita, Kansas.

Buddy Hield, Oklahoma, Sr., 6-4, 214, Freeport, Bahamas.

Monte Morris, Iowa St., Jr., 6-3, 175, Flint, Michigan.

Georges Niang, Iowa St., Sr., 6-8, 230, Methuen, Massachusetts.

Isaiah Taylor, Texas, Jr., 6-3, 185, South Hayward, California.

SECOND TEAM(asterisk):

Rico Gathers, Baylor, Sr., 6-8, 275, LaPlace, Louisiana.

Frank Mason III, Kansas, Jr., 5-11, 185, Petersburg, Virginia.

Jaysean Paige, West Virginia, Sr., 6-2, 210, Jamestown, New York.

Taurean Prince, Baylor, Sr., 6-8, 220, San Antonio.

Ryan Spangler, Oklahoma, Sr., 6-8, 234, Bridge Creek, Oklahoma.

Devin Williams, West Virginia, Jr., 6-9, 255, Cincinnati.

(asterisk)Note: Six players due to a tie for the final spot.

HONARABLE MENTION: Isaiah Cousins, Oklahoma; Devonte’ Graham, Kansas; Lester Medford, Baylor; Aaron Ross, Texas Tech; Wayne Selden, Kansas; Jordan Woodard, Oklahoma.

COACH OF THE YEAR: Bill Self, Kansas.

PLAYER OF THE YEAR: Buddy Hield, Oklahoma.

NEWCOMER OF THE YEAR: Deonte Burton, Iowa St.

Voters: Tommy Birch, Des Moines Register; Jimmy Burch, Fort Worth Star-Telegram; Chuck Carlton, Dallas Morning News; Mark Cooper, Tulsa World; Brian Davis, Austin American-Statesman; Guerin Emig, Tulsa World; Tim Griffin, San Antonio Express-News; Kevin Haskin, Topeka Capital-Journal; John Helsley, The Oklahoman; Justin Jackson, The Dominion Post; Tom Keegan, Lawrence Journal-World; Kevin Lyttle, Austin American-Statesman; Carlos Mendez, Fort Worth Star-Telegram; Randy Peterson, Des Moines Register; Soren Petro, Sports Radio 810; Krista Pirtle, Lubbock Avalanche-Journal; Kellis Robinett, Wichita Eagle; John Shinn, Norman Transcript; Mitch Vingle, Charleston Gazette-Mail; John Werner, Waco Tribune-Herald.

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