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List of students includes 12 All-Big Ten honorees from 2018-19
ROSEMONT, Ill. – The Big Ten Conference announced the 35 men’s basketball standouts, including 15 seniors, tentatively scheduled to attend Big Ten Men’s Basketball Media Day on Wednesday, Oct. 2 at the Hilton Rosemont in Rosemont, Ill.
The list of students scheduled to attend features 2018-19 Big Ten Player of the Year, Cassius Winston of Michigan State and Spartan Xavier Tillman, last year’s Sixth Player of the Year. Overall, 12 returning All-Big Ten selections from the 2018-19 season will be in attendance, including first-team All-Big Ten honorees Lamar Stevens of Penn State and Winston along with Anthony Cowan Jr. of Maryland and Zavier Simpson of Michigan, who earned second-team honors.
Additional 2018-19 All-Big Ten honorable mention selections making the trip to Chicago include: Illinois’ Ayo Dosunmu and Trent Frazier, Iowa’s Luka Garza, Michigan’s Jon Teske, Ohio State’s Kaleb Wesson, Purdue’s Matt Haarms, Rutgers’ Geo Baker and Wisconsin’s D’Mitrik Trice.
Nine attendees earned 2018-19 Academic All-Big Ten honors: Maryland’s Darryl Morsell, Michigan State’s Tillman and Winston, Minnesota’s Michael Hurt, Penn State’s John Harrar, Purdue’s Haarms, Rutgers’ Baker and Wisconsin’s Brevin Pritzl and Trice.
All 14 conference coaches will also be in attendance.
The 2019-20 Big Ten men’s basketball season will commence on Tuesday, Nov. 5. Conference play will begin on Friday, Dec. 6. The 2019 Big Ten Men’s Basketball Tournament will be held at the Bankers Life Fieldhouse in Indianapolis, Ind. from March 11-15.
2019 BIG TEN MEN’S BASKETBALL MEDIA DAY ATTENDEES
ILLINOIS
Coach Brad Underwood
Giorgi Bezhanishvili, Sophomore Forward
Ayo Dosunmu, Sophomore Guard
Trent Frazier, Junior Guard
INDIANA
Coach Archie Miller
Da’Ron Davis, Senior Forward
Devonte Green, Senior Guard
IOWA
Coach Fran McCaffery
Luka Garza, Junior Center
Ryan Kriener, Senior Forward
Joe Wieskamp, Sophomore Guard
MARYLAND
Coach Mark Turgeon
Anthony Cowan Jr., Senior Guard
Darryl Morsell, Junior Guard
MICHIGAN
Coach Juwan Howard
Isaiah Livers, Junior Forward
Zavier Simpson, Senior Guard
Jon Teske, Senior Center
MICHIGAN STATE
Coach Tom Izzo
Joshua Langford, Senior Guard
Xavier Tillman, Junior Forward
Cassius Winston, Senior Guard
MINNESOTA
Coach Richard Pitino
Marcus Carr, Sophomore Guard
Michael Hurt, Senior Forward
NEBRASKA
Coach Fred Hoiberg
Haanif Cheatham, Senior Guard
Jervay Green, Junior Guard
Cam Mack, Sophomore Guard
NORTHWESTERN
Coach Chris Collins
Anthony Gaines, Junior Guard
A.J. Turner, Senior Forward
OHIO STATE
Coach Chris Holtmann
CJ Walker, Junior Guard
Andre Wesson, Senior Forward
Kaleb Wesson, Junior Forward
PENN STATE
Coach Patrick Chambers
John Harrar, Junior Forward
Lamar Stevens, Senior Forward
PURDUE
Coach Matt Painter
Nojel Eastern, Junior Guard
Matt Haarms, Junior Center
RUTGERS
Coach Steve Pikiell
Geo Baker, Junior Guard
Shaq Carter, Senior Forward
Ron Harper Jr., Sophomore Guard/Forward
WISCONSIN
Coach Greg Gard
Brevin Pritzl, Graduate Guard
D’Mitrik Trice, R-Junior Guard