IlliniGuys.com announces 2020-21 Big Ten Men’s Basketball Postseason Honors

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

2020-21 Big Ten Men’s Basketball Postseason Honors Announced

CHICAGO and CHAMPAIGN, Illinois/March 12, 2021

ILLINI GUYS, a multi-media organization and the operator of IlliniGuys.com, announces its 2020-21 Big Ten Men’s Basketball honors today.

The honorees were selected by the IlliniGuys.com staff with more than a century of collective experience in basketball and sports media. “We did a deep dive into each selected player’s individual performance throughout the season as well as that player’s impact on his team’s success,” said ILLINI GUYS co-founder Brad Sturdy.

“We are confident that our list represents the most objective and in-depth analysis of the best players and coaching staff in Big Ten this season,” stated Kedric Prince, IlliniGuys.com’s Director of Basketball. “We developed our own ‘performance metric’ point system to evaluate and rank these players and coaches. Unlike postseason team selections by other organizations, we chose to select the five best players for each team regardless of their positions,” added ILLINI GUYS co-founder Mike Cagley.

ALL BIG TEN FIRST TEAM
Ayo Dosunmu, Illinois (Guard, Junior, 30 points)
Luka Garza, Iowa (Center, Senior, 30 points)
Kofi Cockburn, Illinois (Center, Sophomore, 30 points)
E.J. Liddell, Ohio State (Forward, Sophomore, 28 points)
Duane Washington, Jr, Ohio State (Guard, Junior, 18 points)

ALL BIG TEN SECOND TEAM
Hunter Dickinson, Michigan (Center, Freshman, 17 points)
Marcus Carr, Minnesota (Guard, Junior, 17 points)
Trevion Williams, Purdue (Center, Junior, 15 points)
Joe Wieskamp, Iowa (Guard, Junior, 15 points)
Trayce Jackson-Davis, Indiana (Forward, Sophomore, 14 points)

BIG TEN PLAYER OF THE YEAR

Ayo Dosunmu, Illinois

BIG TEN COACH OF THE YEAR
Juwan Howard, Michigan

BIG TEN DEFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE YEAR
Trent Frazier, Illinois

BIG TEN FRESHMAN OF THE YEAR
Hunter Dickinson, Michigan

BIG TEN SIXTH MAN OF THE YEAR
Andre Curbelo, Illinois

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