Big Ten beat writers' preseason All-Big Ten teams, honors

Big Ten beat writers' preseason All-Big Ten teams, honors

Which Big Ten players will earn All-Big Ten honors in 2013-14? Who will take home the conference’s individual awards? BTN.com recently polled one beat writer from every Big Ten team to seek out the answers. See their 2013-14 All-Big Ten Teams and superlative winners in this post.

Here’s how this worked:

Players were awarded three points for first-team distinction, two for second-team, and one for third-team. The numbers were added up, and the top 5 vote-getters, regardless of position, made first team, the next five second team, the next five third team.

B1G MEDIA FIRST TEAM: Aaron Craft, Ohio State (35 points); Gary Harris, Michigan State (35); Mitch McGary, Michigan (35); Glenn Robinson III, Michigan (34); Adreian Payne, Michigan State (29)

B1G MEDIA SECOND TEAM: Sam Dekker, Wisconsin (24); Keith Appling, Michigan State (23); Devyn Marble, Iowa (20); Tim Frazier, Penn State (20); LaQuinton Ross, Ohio State (16)

B1G MEDIA THIRD TEAM: Yogi Ferrell, Indiana (15); Aaron White, Iowa (15); A.J. Hammons, Purdue (13); Andre Hollins, Minnesota (11); Will Sheehey, Indiana/Branden Dawson, Michigan State (7)

BIG TEN CHAMPION: Michigan State (12)

PLAYER OF THE YEAR: Gary Harris, Michigan State (10); Mitch McGary, Michigan (1); Keith Appling, Michigan State (1)

DEFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE YEAR: Aaron Craft, Ohio State (12)

FRESHMAN OF THE YEAR: Noah Vonleh, Indiana (10); Derrick Walton Jr., Michigan (1); Zak Irvin, Michigan (1)

COACH OF THE YEAR: Fran McCaffery, Iowa (6); Tom Izzo, Michigan State (3); Tom Crean, Indiana (2); Thad Matta, Ohio State (1)

[ MORE: Check out BTN.com’s All-Big Ten teams, season predictions ]

See how every writer voted:

MARCUS JACKSON, The News-Gazette (@MarcusJ_NG)

FIRST TEAM: Aaron Craft, Ohio State; Gary Harris, Michigan State; Roy Devyn Marble, Iowa; Adreian Payne, Michigan State; Mitch McGary, Michigan

SECOND TEAM: Keith Appling, Michigan State; Tim Frazier, Penn State; Sam Dekker, Wisconsin; LaQuinton Ross, Ohio State; Glenn Robinson III, Michigan

THIRD TEAM: Yogi Ferrell, Indiana; Andre Hollins, Minnesota; Branden Dawson, Michigan State; A.J. Hammons, Purdue; Aaron White, Iowa

BIG TEN CHAMPION: Michigan State
PLAYER OF THE YEAR: Gary Harris, Michigan State
DEFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE YEAR: Aaron Craft, Ohio State
FRESHMAN OF THE YEAR: Noah Vonleh, Indiana
COACH OF THE YEAR: Tom Izzo, Michigan State

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ZACH OSTERMAN, Indianapolis Star (@ZachOsterman)

FIRST TEAM: Gary Harris, Michigan State; Adreian Payne, Michigan State; Glenn Robinson III, Michigan; Aaron Craft, Ohio State; Mitch McGary, Michigan

SECOND TEAM: Sam Dekker, Wisconsin; Roy Devyn Marble, Iowa; Aaron White, Iowa; Keith Appling, Michigan State; Will Sheehey, Indiana

THIRD TEAM: Yogi Ferrell, Indiana; Andre Hollins, Minnesota; Tim Frazier, Penn State; A.J. Hammons, Purdue; Branden Dawson, Michigan State

BIG TEN CHAMPION: Michigan State
PLAYER OF THE YEAR: Gary Harris, Michigan State
DEFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE YEAR: Aaron Craft, Ohio State
FRESHMAN OF THE YEAR: Noah Vonleh, Indiana
COACH OF THE YEAR: Tom Crean, Indiana.

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SCOTT DOCHTERMAN, The Gazette (@ScottDochterman)

FIRST TEAM: Gary Harris, Michigan State; Adreian Payne, Michigan State; Mitch McGary, Michigan; Glenn Robinson III, Michigan; Devyn Marble, Iowa

SECOND TEAM: Aaron Craft, Ohio State; Yogi Ferrell, Indiana; Sam Dekker, Wisconsin; Aaron White, Iowa; LaQuinton Ross, Ohio State

THIRD TEAM: Tim Frazier, Penn State; Keith Appling, Michigan State; Drew Crawford, Northwestern; Derrick Walton Jr., Michigan; Noah Vonleh, Indiana

BIG TEN CHAMPION: Michigan State
PLAYER OF THE YEAR: Gary Harris, Michigan State
DEFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE YEAR: Aaron Craft, Ohio State
FRESHMAN OF THE YEAR: Derrick Walton Jr., Michigan
COACH OF THE YEAR: Fran McCaffery, Iowa

***

NICK BAUMGARDNER, MLive (@nickbaumgardner)

FIRST TEAM: Gary Harris, Michigan State; Adreian Payne, Michigan State; Glenn Robinson III, Michigan; Mitch McGary, Michigan; Aaron Craft, Ohio State

SECOND TEAM: LaQuinton Ross, Ohio State; Sam Dekker, Wisconsin; Nik Stauskas, Michigan; Keith Appling, Michigan State; Tim Frazier, Penn State

THIRD TEAM: Yogi Ferrell, Indiana; Andre Hollins, Minnesota; Aaron White, Iowa; Will Sheehey, Indiana; Branden Dawson, Michigan State

BIG TEN CHAMPION: Michigan State
PLAYER OF THE YEAR: Gary Harris, Michigan State
DEFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE YEAR: Aaron Craft, Ohio State
FRESHMAN OF THE YEAR: Noah Vonleh, Indiana
COACH OF THE YEAR: Thad Matta, Ohio State

***

JOE REXRODE, Detroit Free Press (@joerexrode)

FIRST TEAM: Mitch McGary, Michigan; Adreian Payne, Michigan State; Yogi Ferrell, Indiana; Aaron Craft, Ohio State; Gary Harris, Michigan State

SECOND TEAM: A.J. Hammons, Purdue; Glenn Robinson III, Michigan; Aaron White, Iowa; Roy Devyn Marble, Iowa; Keith Appling, Michigan State

THIRD TEAM: Noah Vonleh, Indiana; Drew Crawford, Northwestern; LaQuinton Ross, Ohio State; Nik Stauskas, Michigan; Tim Frazier, Penn State

BIG TEN CHAMPION: Michigan State
PLAYER OF THE YEAR: Gary Harris, Michigan State
DEFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE YEAR: Aaron Craft, Ohio State
FRESHMAN OF THE YEAR: Noah Vonleh, Indiana
COACH OF THE YEAR: Fran McCaffery, Iowa

***

AMELIA RAYNO, Minneapolis Star Tribune (@AmeliaRayno)

FIRST TEAM: Aaron Craft, Ohio State; Gary Harris, Michigan State; Mitch McGary, Michigan; LaQuinton Ross, Ohio State; Adreian Payne, Michigan State

SECOND TEAM: Tim Frazier, Penn State; Glenn Robinson III, Michigan; Yogi Ferrell, Indiana; Keith Appling, Michigan State; Noah Vonleh, Indiana

THIRD TEAM: Andre Hollins, Minnesota; Aaron White, Iowa; Will Sheehey, Indiana; Sam Dekker, Wisconsin; A.J. Hammons, Purdue

BIG TEN CHAMPION: Michigan State
PLAYER OF THE YEAR: Gary Harris, Michigan State
DEFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE YEAR: Aaron Craft, Ohio State
FRESHMAN OF THE YEAR: Noah Vonleh, Indiana
COACH OF THE YEAR: Tom Crean, Indiana

***

BRIAN ROSENTHAL, Lincoln Journal Star (@HuskerExtraBR)

FIRST TEAM: Aaron Craft, Ohio State; Gary Harris, Michigan State; Mitch McGary, Michigan; Aaron White, Iowa; Sam Dekker, Wisconsin

SECOND TEAM: Tim Frazier, Penn State; Glenn Robinson III, Michigan; Adriean Payne, Michigan State; LaQuinton Ross, Ohio State; A.J. Hammons, Purdue

THIRD TEAM: Yogi Ferrell, Indiana; Branden Dawson, Michigan State; Keith Appling, Michigan State; Roy Devyn Marble, Iowa; Andre Hollins, Minnesota

BIG TEN CHAMPION: Michigan State
PLAYER OF THE YEAR: Gary Harris, Michigan State
DEFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE YEAR: Aaron Craft, Ohio State
FRESHMAN OF THE YEAR: Noah Vonleh, Indiana
COACH OF THE YEAR: Tom Izzo, Michigan State

***

TEDDY GREENSTEIN, Chicago Tribune (@TeddyGreenstein)

FIRST TEAM: Tim Frazier, Penn State; Aaron Craft, Ohio State; Gary Harris, Michigan State; Mitch McGary, Michigan; Sam Dekker, Wisconsin

SECOND TEAM: Drew Crawford, Northwestern; Adreian Payne, Michigan State; Devyn Marble, Iowa; Keith Appling, Michigan State; Glenn Robinson III, Michigan

THIRD TEAM: Andre Hollins, Minnesota; Nik Stauskus, Michigan; Branden Dawson, Michigan State; Aaron White, Iowa; Derrick Walton Jr., Michigan

BIG TEN CHAMPION: Michigan State
PLAYER OF THE YEAR: Gary Harris, Michigan State
DEFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE YEAR: Aaron Craft, Ohio State
FRESHMAN OF THE YEAR: Noah Vonleh, Indiana
COACH OF THE YEAR: Fran McCaffrey, Iowa

***

DAVE BIDDLE, Bucknuts.com (@davebiddle)

FIRST TEAM: Aaron Craft, Ohio State; Gary Harris, Michigan State; Glenn Robinson III, Michigan; Adreian Payne, Michigan State; Mitch McGary, Michigan

SECOND TEAM: Keith Appling, Michigan State; Andre Hollins, Minnesota; Sam Dekker, Wisconsin; LaQuinton Ross, Ohio State; A.J. Hammons, Purdue

THIRD TEAM: Tim Frazier, Penn State; Nik Stauskas, Michigan; Roy Devyn Marble, Iowa; Sam Thompson, Ohio State; Branden Dawson, Michigan State

BIG TEN CHAMPION: Michigan State
PLAYER OF THE YEAR: Mitch McGary, Michigan
DEFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE YEAR: Aaron Craft, Ohio State
FRESHMAN OF THE YEAR: Noah Vonleh, Indiana
COACH OF THE YEAR: Fran McCaffery, Iowa

***

BEN JONES, StateCollege.com (@Ben_Jones88)

FIRST TEAM: Aaron Craft, Ohio State; Gary Harris, Michigan State; Sam Dekker, Wisconsin; Mitch McGary, Michigan; Adreian Payne, Michigan State

SECOND TEAM: Keith Appling, Michigan State; Yogi Ferrell, Indiana; Tim Frazier, Penn State; Devin Marble, Iowa; Glenn Robinson III, Michigan

THIRD TEAM: Andre Hollins, Minnesota; Ben Brust, Wisconsin; Terone Johnson, Purdue; LaQuinton Ross, Ohio State; Aaron White, Iowa

BIG TEN CHAMPION: Michigan State
PLAYER OF THE YEAR: Gary Harris, Michigan State
DEFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE YEAR: Aaron Craft, Ohio State
FRESHMAN OF THE YEAR: Noah Vonleh, Indiana
COACH OF THE YEAR: Fran McCaffery, Iowa

***

JEFF WASHBURN (@JeffWashburnJC)

FIRST TEAM: Keith Appling, Michigan State; Adreian Payne, Michigan State; Glenn Robinson III, Michigan; Aaron Craft, Ohio State; Will Sheehey, Indiana

SECOND TEAM: Mitch McGary, Michigan; Gary Harris, Michigan State; Tim Frazier, Penn State; Roy Devyn Marble, Iowa; A.J. Hammons, Purdue

THIRD TEAM: Sam Dekker, Wisconsin; Yogi Ferrell, Indiana; Nik Stauskas, Michigan; Branden Dawson, Michigan State; Terone Johnson, Purdue

BIG TEN CHAMPION: Michigan State
PLAYER OF THE YEAR: Keith Appling, Michigan State
DEFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE YEAR: Aaron Craft, Ohio State
FRESHMAN OF THE YEAR: Zak Irvin, Michigan
COACH OF THE YEAR: Tom Izzo, Michigan State

***

JIM POLZIN, Wisconsin State Journal (@JimPolzinWSJ)

FIRST TEAM: Gary Harris, Michigan State; Aaron Craft, Ohio State; Adreian Payne, Michigan State; Sam Dekker, Wisconsin; Mitch McGary, Michigan

SECOND TEAM: Keith Appling, Michigan State; Roy Devyn Marble, Iowa; Andre Hollins, Minnesota; Glenn Robinson III, Michigan; A.J. Hammons, Purdue

THIRD TEAM: Yogi Ferrell, Indiana; Tim Frazier, Penn State; Ben Brust, Wisconsin; LaQuinton Ross, Ohio State; Aaron White, Iowa

BIG TEN CHAMPION: Michigan State
PLAYER OF THE YEAR: Gary Harris, Michigan State
DEFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE YEAR: Aaron Craft, Ohio State
FRESHMAN OF THE YEAR: Noah Vonleh, Indiana
COACH OF THE YEAR: Fran McCaffery, Iowa

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