Yarina: My All-Big Ten noncon teams

And just like that, it’s time for the Big Ten season to tip. It was a highly successful nonconference season, with the Big Ten owning the national polls. We have even more to look forward in the coming months, however, as many feel this could be one of the better conference races in recent history. Check out my All-Big Ten Nonconference Teams in this post.

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FIRST TEAM
G: Trey Burke, Michigan
G: Brandon Paul, Illinois
F: Deshaun Thomas, Ohio State
F: Rodney Williams, Minnesota
F/C: Cody Zeller, Indiana

SECOND TEAM
G: Keith Appling, Michigan State
G: Devyn Marble, Iowa
G/F: Tim Hardaway Jr., Michigan
G/F: Victor Oladipo, Indiana
F/C: Jared Berggren, Wisconsin

THIRD TEAM
G: Andre Hollins, Minnesota
G: Jordan Hulls, Indiana
G/F: Reggie Hearn, Northwestern
F: Aaron White, Iowa
F/C: Adreian Payne, Michigan State

SUPERLATIVES
MVP: Trey Burke, Michigan
Coach: John Groce, Illinois
Defensive Player: Victor Oladipo, Indiana
Sixth Man: Will Sheehey, Indiana
Freshman: Nik Stauskas, Michigan
Most Improved: Shannon Scott, Ohio State; Ben Brust, Wisconsin
Most Underrated: Brandon Ubel, Nebraska

About Brent Yarina BTN.com web editor Brent Yarina covers football and men’s basketball for BTN.com. He writes the popular uniform feature “Clothes Call,” which also focuses on the latest cosmetic changes across Big Ten arenas and stadiums. Read all of his work here. You can subscribe to Yarina’s RSS feed and follow him on Twitter @BTNBrentYarina.

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Bill Fleck on 12/30/2012 @ 10:31am EDT Said:

D.J. Newbill and Jermaine Marshall Penn State. Newbill changed position to the point to lead Penn State to a 4 game win streak.

Ben24 on 12/30/2012 @ 4:03pm EDT Said:

Where is Branden Dawson? He isn’t 1st or 2nd but he’s got to be at least 3rd team. Replace him for Aaron White and you got it all right. Yes, white averages more pts but Branden Dawson is the whole package: skills and athleticism.