Michigan State seniors Bryn Forbes and Matt Costello earn Big Ten Conference honors for their play this season.

Michigan State seniors Matt Costello and Bryn Forbes both earn honors from the Big Ten Conference for their play this season.

Michigan State Spartans seniors Matt Costello and Bryn Forbes both earned second-team honors from the media, while the coaches selected Forbes to the second team and Costello to the third team. 

Forbes leads the nation in 3-point field-goal percentage (.505) and ranks ninth in 3-point field goals made per contest. In Big Ten games, he shot 51.2 percent from behind the arc, and averaged 3.7 made 3-pointers per contest, ranking second in both categories. He ranked second on the team and tied for 11th in the Big Ten in scoring in conference games (15.8). Overall, his 15.1 points per game scoring average ranks 13th.

 

Costello is just the second Spartan under Izzo to post a double-double in conference games (12.5 ppg, 10.1 rpg). He ranked tied for fourth in the conference in field-goal percentage (.575) and seventh in blocked shots (1.3). He led the Big Ten with eight double-doubles in conference games and 10 overall.

 

It is the first Big Ten honor for both Forbes and Costello.

Press release provided by Michigan State Athletics

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