B1G Hoops: Who would you pick to take the last shot?

OK, Big Ten Nation: If you could pick one player to take a last-second shot, who would it be? I polled seven Big Ten writers. And, here were their choices. Looks like the guy to pass to is … Michigan’s Nik Stauskas.

Take a look at the results.

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Ben Jones, StateCollege.com: Michigan’s Nik Stauskas

Dustin Dopirak, Bloomington Times Herald: I go with Nik Stauskas right now. Gary Harris my second choice.

Graham Couch, Lansing State Journal: I would take Appling with the ball on the drive, based on resume in such situations. Craft probably No. 2, but after that, a lot of good players in Big Ten, but not a ton proven yet in that moment.

Marcus Fuller, St. Paul Pioneer Press: Gary Harris

Marc Morehouse, Cedar Rapids Gazette: Sam Dekker

Marcus Jackson, Champaign News-Gazette: Nik Stauskas

Brendan Quinn, MLive.com: Tim Frazier

Who would be my choice? That’s easy, I’d get the ball to Stauskas, too. I’m no dummy. The guy is stone-cold deadly.

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Lance S on 1/10/2014 @ 3:10pm EDT Said:

Ben Brust

Chris D on 1/10/2014 @ 3:46pm EDT Said:

If you’re talking about hitting a shot in the drive way with no D on you then sure…Stauskas is your guy, but he disappears late in games and has not hit a game winner in his career let alone in a big game. If you’re talking about a real Big 10 game put the ball in Appling’s hands. He’s had SEVERAL big game shots including the game winning 3 in OT against OSU the other night.

matt on 1/11/2014 @ 1:33am EDT Said:

MR Clutch is Trae Jackson, no one does the drive stop and pop like he does.

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