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Illini senior wing Malcolm Hill named Preseason All-B1G

Illinois senior Malcolm Hill one of ten named to preseason All-Big Ten Team

CHAMPAIGN - Illinois forward Malcolm Hill was named to the preseason All-Big Ten Team, voted on by a panel of conference media.

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Hill is the first Illini to be named the preseason all-conference team since Demetri McCamey in 2010-11.

The 6-foot-6 Illini senior was named to the Second Team All-Big Ten Team last season. He became the first Illini to ever total 600 points, 200 rebounds and 100 assists in a single season and was the only Big Ten player to lead his team in scoring 18.1), rebounds (6.6) and assists (3.3).

Nigel Hayes was named Preseason Big Ten Player of the Year. The Wisconsin senior forward was the only unanimous selection to teh team.

2016-17 PRESEASON ALL-BIG TEN TEAM
Malcolm Hill, G, Illinois

James Blackmon Jr., G, Indiana

Thomas Bryant, C, Indiana

Peter Jok, G, Iowa

Melo Trimble, G, Maryland

Derrick Walton Jr., G, Michigan

Caleb Swanigan, F, Purdue

Ethan Happ, F, Wisconsin

NIGEL HAYES, F, Wisconsin

Bronson Koenig, F, Wisconsin

Unanimous selections in ALL CAPS

http://www.scout.com/college/illinois/story/1715717-the-if-healthy-claus...


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