Nik Stauskas named to AP All-America second team

Big Ten Player of the Year Nik Stauskas was named to the AP All-America second team Monday. The Michigan sharpshooter shot 47 percent and averaged 17.5 points, 2.9 rebounds and 3.3 assists en route to leading Michigan to its first outright Big Ten title since 1986 and the Elite Eight.

Stauskas, the lone Big Ten player on the three teams, is the second Wolverine in as many seasons to earn AP All-America honors, joining 2013 first-teamer Trey Burke.

Michigan State’s Gary Harris and Adreian Payne each earned honorable mention honors.

FIRST TEAM
Doug McDermott, Creighton
Jabari Parker, Duke
Russ Smith, Louisville
Shabazz Napier, UConn
Sean Kilpatrick, Cincinnati

SECOND TEAM
Nick Johnson, Arizona
Andrew Wiggins, Kansas
Nik Stauskas, Michigan
Melvin Ejim, Iowa State
T.J. Warren, N.C. State

THIRD TEAM
Cleanthony Early, Wichita State
Kyle Anderson, UCLA
Julius Randle, Kentucky
C.J. Fair, Syracuse
Scottie Wilbekin, Florida

HONORABLE MENTION
Karvel Anderson, Robert Morris; Cameron Ayers, Bucknell; Cameron Bairstow, New Mexico; Billy Baron, Canisius; Jerrelle Benimon, Towson; Davion Berry, Weber State; Taylor Braun, North Dakota State; De’Mon Brooks, Davidson; John Brown, High Point; Bryce Cotton, Providence. Joel Embiid, Kansas; Tyler Ennis, Syracuse; Aaron Gordon, Arizona; Langston Hall, Mercer; Gary Harris, Michigan State; Tyler Haws, BYU; R.J. Hunter, Georgia State; Jordair Jett, Saint Louis; Shawn Jones, Middle Tennessee; DeAndre Kane, Iowa State (1 first-team vote). J.J. Mann, Belmont; Javon McCrea, Buffalo; Daniel Mullings, New Mexico State; Aaric Murray, Texas Southern; Marcus Paige, North Carolina; Jacob Parker, Stephen F. Austin; Lamar Patterson, Pittsburgh; Adreian Payne, Michigan State (1); Casey Prather, Florida; Wesley Saunders, Harvard. Marcus Smart, Oklahoma State (1); Juwan Staten, West Virginia; Keifer Sykes, Green Bay; Xavier Thames, San Diego State; Fred VanVleet, Wichita State (1); Jameel Warney, Stony Brook; Alan Williams, UC Santa Barbara; Pendarvis Williams, Norfolk State; Patric Young, Florida.

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gengberg on 3/31/2014 @ 4:03pm EST Said:

Where’s Frank Kaminski??

Tom on 3/31/2014 @ 4:46pm EST Said:

Playing in the final four!

Justin on 3/31/2014 @ 7:15pm EST Said:

Where is Roy Marble atleast for Honorable mention? Payne didn’t even play a good portion the season.