Four Iowa basketball players have earned postseason conference honors for their performance in the Big Ten play this year:
Tyler Cook earned second team honors from the media and third team from the coaches while Jordan Bohannon garnered third-team recognition from the coaches. Luka Garza earned an honorable mention from the media and Joe Wieskamp made the all-freshmen team, as voted by league coaches:
Congrats to @JWieskamp21 on becoming the eighth Hawkeye since 2007 to be voted to the five-player All-Big Ten Freshman Team, including the sixth under head coach Fran McCaffery. #Hawkeyes pic.twitter.com/0vVXNefhCu— Iowa Basketball (@IowaHoops) March 11, 2019
Joining Wieskamp is Indiana’s Romeo Langford, Michigan’s Ignas Brazdeikis, Maryland’s Jalen Smith and Illinois’ Ayo Dosunmu.
Purdue’s Matt Painter earned a unanimous coach of the year award by media and coaches, while Michigan State’s Cassius Winston was unanimously named player of the year. The coaches selected Penn State senior Josh Reaves as Defensive Player of the Year and Michigan State’s Xavier Tillman as Sixth Player of the Year. Both groups named Brazdeikis as Freshman of the Year.