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Michigan State freshman sensation Miles Bridges wins Big Ten Freshman of the Year!

Michigan State freshman sensation Miles Bridges wins Big Ten Freshman of the Year!

Michigan State freshman sensation Miles Bridges wins Big Ten Freshman of the Year!  That wasn't his only honor, he also made the Big Ten all second team honors.  Both of Bridges honors were agreed upon by the coaches and the media.  Fellow Spartan freshman Nick Ward was named honorary honorable mention by the media and coaches as well. One other Spartan won and honor tonight and that would be Eron Harris named to the Big Ten sportsmanship award.

Here is the complete list of winners per the Big Ten:

2016-17 All-Big Ten Men’s Basketball Team As selected by Big Ten coaches

FIRST TEAM Peter Jok, Iowa  MELO TRIMBLE, Maryland  Nate Mason, Minnesota  CALEB SWANIGAN, Purdue   Ethan Happ, Wisconsin

SECOND TEAM Malcolm Hill, Illinois   Derrick Walton Jr., Michigan   Miles Bridges, Michigan State   Bryant McIntosh, Northwestern   Bronson Koenig, Wisconsin

THIRD TEAM Thomas Bryant, Indiana   Jordan Murphy, Minnesota   Tai Webster, Nebraska   Scottie Lindsey, Northwestern   Nigel Hayes, Wisconsin

HONORABLE MENTION James Blackmon Jr., Indiana   Moritz Wagner, Michigan   Nick Ward, Michigan State   Jae'Sean Tate, Ohio State   Vincent Edwards, Purdue   Isaac Haas, Purdue   Dakota Mathias, Purdue   Corey Sanders, Rutgers

ALL-FRESHMAN TEAM Jordan Bohannon, Iowa   Tyler Cook, Iowa   MILES BRIDGES, Michigan State   Amir Coffey, Minnesota   Tony Carr, Penn State

ALL-DEFENSIVE TEAM Reggie Lynch, Minnesota   Vic Law, Northwestern   Dakota Mathias, Purdue   Ethan Happ, Wisconsin   Zak Showalter, Wisconsin

PLAYER OF THE YEAR:  CALEB SWANIGAN, Purdue

DEFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE YEAR:  Reggie Lynch, Minnesota

FRESHMAN OF THE YEAR:  Miles Bridges, Michigan State

SIXTH MAN OF THE YEAR:  Nicholas Baer, Iowa

COACH OF THE YEAR:  Richard Pitino, Minnesota

UNANIMOUS SELECTIONS IN ALL CAPS

As selected by Media Voting Panel
FIRST TEAM Peter Jok, Iowa   Melo Trimble, Maryland   Nate Mason, Minnesota   CALEB SWANIGAN, Purdue   Ethan Happ, Wisconsin

SECOND TEAM Malcolm Hill, Illinois   Derrick Walton Jr., Michigan   Miles Bridges, Michigan State   Tai Webster, Nebraska   Bryant McIntosh, Northwestern

THIRD TEAM# James Blackmon Jr., Indiana   Thomas Bryant, Indiana   Jordan Murphy, Minnesota   Vincent Edwards, Purdue   Nigel Hayes, Wisconsin   Bronson Koenig, Wisconsin

HONORABLE MENTION Zak Irvin, Michigan   Moritz Wagner, Michigan   Nick Ward, Michigan State   Scottie Lindsey, Northwestern   Jae'Sean Tate, Ohio State   Trevor Thompson, Ohio State   Tony Carr, Penn State   Dakota Mathias, Purdue   Isaac Haas, Purdue   Corey Sanders, Rutgers

PLAYER OF THE YEAR:  Caleb Swanigan, Purdue

FRESHMAN OF THE YEAR:  Miles Bridges, Michigan State

COACH OF THE YEAR:  Richard Pitino, Minnesota

UNANIMOUS SELECTIONS IN ALL CAPS
# Additional honorees due to tie 

2016-17 Big Ten Sportsmanship Award Honorees Malcolm Hill, Illinois; Collin Hartman, Indiana; Nicholas Baer, Iowa; Damonte Dodd, Maryland; Zak Irvin, Michigan; Eron Harris, Michigan State; Bakary Konaté, Minnesota; Jordy Tshimanga, Nebraska; Sanjay Lumpkin, Northwestern; C.J. Jackson, Ohio State; Payton Banks, Penn State; Jon McKeeman, Purdue; Mike Williams, Rutgers; Vitto Brown, Wisconsin


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