BTN.com's 2015 All-Big Ten Basketball Teams and individual honors

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BTN.com's 2015 All-Big Ten Basketball Teams and individual honors

“BTN Live” will announce the 2015 All-Big Ten Men’s Basketball Teams and individual award winners at 6 p.m. ET Monday night.

As BTN.com does every year, leading up to the release of the teams, we wanted to share our All-Big Ten teams and superlative winners, selected by Tom Dienhart, Sean Merriman and Brent Yarina.

See BTN.com’s 2015 All-Big Ten team below.

Editor’s note: Players were awarded three (3) points for first-team votes, two (2) for second-team and one (1) for third-team, and the top five vote-getters made the first-team, and so on.

First Team
Frank Kaminsky, Wisconsin – 3, 3, 3 (9)
D’Angelo Russell, Ohio State – 3, 3, 3 (9)
Aaron White, Iowa – 3, 3, 3 (9)
Yogi Ferrell, Indiana – 3, 3, 2 (8)
Dez Wells, Maryland – 3, 2, 3 (8)

Second Team
D.J. Newbill, Penn State – 2, 2, 3 (7)
Melo Trimble, Maryland – 2, 3, 2 (7)
Branden Dawson, Michigan State – 2, 2, 2 (6)
A.J. Hammons, Purdue – 2, 2, 2 (6)
Denzel Valentine, Michigan State – 2, 2, 2 (6)

Third Team
Malcolm Hill, Illinois – 1, 1, 1 (3)
Travis Trice, Michigan State – 1, 1, 1, (3)
James Blackmon Jr., Indiana – 1, 1, 0 (2)
Sam Dekker, Wisconsin – 0, 1, 1 (2)
Andre Hollins, Minnesota – 0, 1, 1 (2)

Player of the Year: Frank Kaminsky (3)
Freshman of the Year: D’Angelo Russell (3)
Coach of the Year: Mark Turgeon, Maryland (2); Bo Ryan (1)
Defensive Player of the Year: A.J. Hammons (2); Frank Kaminsky (1)
Sixth Man of the Year: Gabe Olaseni, Iowa (3)

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Here’s how each of us voted:

Tom Dienhart (@BTNTomDienhart)

First Team
Frank Kaminsky, Wisconsin
D’Angelo Russell, Ohio State
Yogi Ferrell, Indiana
Dez Wells, Maryland
Aaron White, Iowa

Second Team
Melo Trimble, Maryland
Denzel Valentine, Michigan State
D.J. Newbill, Penn State
A.J. Hammons, Purdue
Branden Dawson, Michigan State

Third Team
Terran Petteway, Nebraska
James Blackmon, Jr., Indiana
Malcolm Hill, Illinois
Travis Trice, Michigan State
Troy Williams, Indiana

Player of the Year: Frank Kaminsky, Wisconsin
Freshman of the Year: D’Angelo Russell, Ohio State
Coach of the Year: Bo Ryan, Wisconsin
Defensive Player of the Year: A.J. Hammons, Purdue
Sixth Man of the Year: Gabe Olaseni, Iowa

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Sean Merriman (@BTNSean)

First Team
D’Angelo Russell, Ohio State
Frank Kaminsky, Wisconsin
Melo Trimble, Maryland
Aaron White, Iowa
Yogi Ferrell, Indiana

Second Team
Dez Wells, Maryland
D.J. Newbill, Penn State
A.J. Hammons, Purdue
Branden Dawson, Michigan State
Denzel Valentine, Michigan State

Third Team
Sam Dekker, Wisconsin
James Blackmon Jr., Indiana
Travis Trice, Michigan State
Andre Hollins, Minnesota
Malcolm Hill, Illinois

Player of the Year: Frank Kaminsky, Wisconsin
Freshman of the Year: D’Angelo Russell, Ohio State
Coach of the Year: Mark Turgeon, Maryland
Defensive Player of the Year: A.J. Hammons, Purdue
Sixth Man: Gabe Olaseni, Iowa

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Brent Yarina (@BTNBrentYarina)

First Team
Frank Kaminsky, Wisconsin
D’Angelo Russell, Ohio State
Aaron White, Iowa
D.J. Newbill, Penn State
Dez Wells, Maryland

Second Team
Melo Trimble, Maryland
Yogi Ferrell, Indiana
A.J. Hammons, Purdue
Branden Dawson, Michigan State
Denzel Valentine, Michigan State

Third Team
Sam Dekker, Wisconsin
Travis Trice, Michigan State
Malcolm Hill, Illinois
Nigel Hayes, Wisconsin
Andre Hollins, Minnesota

Player of the Year: Frank Kaminsky, Wisconsin
Freshman of the Year: D’Angelo Russell, Ohio State
Coach of the Year: Mark Turgeon, Maryland
Defensive Player of the Year: Frank Kaminsky, Wisconsin
Sixth Man of the Year: Gabe Olaseni, Iowa

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