Vonleh and Ferrell honored by Big Ten

Noah Vonleh is the Big Ten's freshman of the year and Yogi Ferrell is a second team all-Big Ten selection in an announcement Monday night on the Big Ten Network.

Indiana's Noah Vonleh was named the Big Ten freshman of the year and IU sophomore Yogi Ferrell was named a second-team All-Big Ten selection Monday night, the conference revealed on an hour-long show on the Big Ten Network.

Vonleh was also honored as a member of the all-Big Ten third team by both the coaches and the media.

Vonleh was a seven-time Big Ten player of the week and also led the conference in double-doubles with 10. He was selected for the award by both the coaches and the media. Ferrell was also a unanimous second team selection by both the coaches and the media.

The five first team selections were Michigan's Nik Stauskas, Nebraska's Terran Petteway, Wisconsin's Frank Kaminksy, Iowa's Roy Devin Marble and Michigan State's Gary Harris. The media and coaches agreed on the first team. Stauskas was the only unanimous pick for both.

Stauskas was also honored as the Big Ten player of the year.

On the second team, there were four players on both teams. The media also selected Penn State's D.J. Newbill, Michigan State's Adreian Payne and Michigan's Caris LeVert. Ohio State's Aaron Craft was named to the media second team and Wisconsin's Sam Dekker was named to the coaches second team.

Craft was also named the defensive player of the year.

Tim Miles was selected as coach of the year by the conference coaches and Michigan's John Beilein earned the honor from the Big Ten media.

Wisconsin freshman Nigel Hayes, also a member of the conference's all freshman team, was selected as the sixth man of the year. Will Sheehey took home that award last season.

Sheehey was named honorable mention all-Big Ten,


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