Colorado gets back to practice today to prepare for the first round of the Big 12 tournament. CU, the 5 seed, plays No. 12 seed Baylor Thursday at 1 p.m. MT. The winner will play 4 seed Texas A&M at 1 p.m. Friday.
Tucker was named Big 12 Player of the Year, while Oklahoma guard Michael Neal earned Newcomer of the Year accolades. Rush was tabbed Freshman of the Year, and his coach, Kansas' Bill Self, picked up Coach of the Year honors after he lead Kansas to a share of the regular-season Big 12 title, when his team had begun the conference season 1-2.
The rest of the All-Big 12 teams are:
Aaron Bruce (Baylor), Mario Chalmers & Julian Wright (Kansas), Jimmy McKinney (Missouri), Aleks Maric & Wes Wilkinson (Nebraska), Kevin Bookout & Michael Neal (Oklahoma), Mario Boggan & JamesOn Curry (Oklahoma State), Martin Zeno (Texas Tech).
G Mario Chalmers, Kansas; G Russell Robinson, Kansas; F Taj Gray, Oklahoma; F LaMarcus Aldridge, Texas; F P.J. Tucker, Texas.
G Curtis Jerrels, Baylor; G Mario Chalmers, Kansas; G Brandon Rush, Kansas; F Julian Wright, Kansas; G Michael Neal, Oklahoma.