Mar 1, 2014; Stillwater, OK, USA; Kansas Jayhawks center Joel Embiid (21) is defended by Oklahoma State Cowboys forward/center Kamari Murphy (21) and guard Markel Brown (22) during the first half at Gallagher-Iba Arena. Mandatory Credit: Tim Heitman-USA TODAY Sports

All-Big 12 Men's Basketball Awards announced

The official All-Big 12 awards were recently announced by the conference. Players were selected by the league’s head coaches, who are not allowed to vote for their own players.

Iowa State Cyclone forward Melvin Ejim was named the Big 12 Player of the Year. Joel Embiid of Kansas was picked as the Defensive Player of the Year, and teammate Andrew Wiggins is the Freshman of the Year.

2013-14 PHILLIPS 66 ALL-BIG 12 MEN’S BASKETBALL AWARDS

PLAYER OF THE YEAR

Melvin Ejim, Iowa State, F, 6-6, 220, Sr.

 

DEFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE YEAR

Joel Embiid, Kansas, C, 7-0, 250, Fr.

 

NEWCOMER OF THE YEAR

DeAndre Kane, Iowa State, G

 

FRESHMAN OF THE YEAR

Andrew Wiggins, Kansas, G

 

SIXTH MAN AWARD

Tyler Neal, Oklahoma, F,

Phil Forte, Oklahoma State, G

 

COACH OF THE YEAR

Rick Barnes, Texas [Career: 582-298, 27th season; At UT: 380-164, 16th season]

 

All-Big 12 First Team

Melvin Ejim, Iowa State, F

DeAndre Kane, Iowa State, G

Andrew Wiggins, Kansas, G

Marcus Smart, Oklahoma State, G

Juwan Staten, West Virginia, G

 

All-Big 12 Second Team

Joel Embiid, Kansas, C

Marcus Foster, Kansas State, G

Buddy Hield, Oklahoma,  G

Markel Brown, Oklahoma State, G

Jonathan Holmes, Texas, F

Tags: Big 12 Iowa State Cyclones Kansas Jayhawks Kansas State Wildcats Oklahoma Sooners Oklahoma State Cowboys Texas Longhorns West Virginia Mountaineers

comments powered by Disqus