Brent Yarina, Senior Editor, April 29, 2013

Adreian Payne is staying at Michigan State, which means we know exactly who will be back on campus in 2013-14. Knowing this, it's time for my annual way-too-early look ahead to next season's All-Big Ten teams. See my teams in this post. Did I miss someone? Feel free to post your teams in the comment section below.

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First Team
Aaron Craft, Ohio State
Tim Frazier, Penn State
Gary Harris, Michigan State
Mitch McGary, Michigan
Adreian Payne, Michigan State

Second Team
Keith Appling, Michigan State
Devyn Marble, Iowa
Sam Dekker, Wisconsin
Aaron White, Iowa
A.J. Hammons, Purdue

Third Team
Ronnie Johnson, Purdue
Andre Hollins, Minnesota
Nik Stauskas, Michigan
LaQuinton Ross, Ohio State
Glenn Robinson III, Michigan

Honorable Mention
Yogi Ferrell, Indiana
Shannon Scott, Ohio State
D.J. Newbill, Penn State
Drew Crawford, Northwestern
Shavon Shields, Nebraska

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Player of the Year: Gary Harris, Michigan State
Freshman of the Year: Noah Vonleh, Indiana
Coach of the Year: Patrick Chambers, Penn State
Defensive Player of the Year: Aaron Craft, Ohio State
Most Improved Player: Shavon Shields, Nebraska

About Brent Yarina web editor Brent Yarina covers football and men's basketball for 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.