Jon Woods Colorado sophomore guard Alec Burks has been named a unanimous selection to the All-Big 12 team, the only unanimous selection outside of Kansas State guard Jacob Pullen. Senior Buffalo guard Cory Higgins was named to the third team and senior Levi Knutson was co-sixth man of the year along with Baylor's Quincy Acy Player of the Year Marcus Morris, Kansas, F, Jr., 6-9, 235, Philadelphia, Pa./Prep Charter/APEX Academy [N.J.] Defensive Player of the Year Dogus Balbay, Texas, G, Sr., 6-1, 175, Istanbul, Turkey/Brewster Academy [N.H.] Newcomer of the Year Ricardo Ratliffe, Missouri, F, Jr., 6-8, 240, Hampton, Va./Kecoughtan/Central Florida CC Freshman of the Year Tristan Thompson, Texas, F, Fr., 6-8, 225, Brampton, Ontario/Findlay Prep [Nev.] Sixth Man Award Quincy Acy, Baylor, F, Jr., 6-7, 225, Mesquite, Texas/Horn Levi Knutson, Colorado, G, Sr., 6-4, 200, Littleton, Colo./Arapahoe Coach of the Year Bill Self, Kansas [Career: 438-150, 18th season; At KU: 231-45, 8th season] ALL-BIG 12 FIRST TEAM Name Pos. Ht. Wt. Cl. Hometown/Previous School(s) LaceDarius Dunn, Baylor G 6-4 200 Sr. Monroe, La./Excelsior Christian School Alec Burks, Colorado** G 6-6 195 So. Grandview, Mo./Grandview Marcus Morris, Kansas F 6-9 235 Jr. Philadelphia, Pa./Prep Charter/APEX Academy [N.J.] Jacob Pullen, Kansas State** G 6-0 200 Sr. Maywood, Ill./Proviso East Marcus Denmon, Missouri G 6-3 185 Jr. Kansas City, Mo./Hogan Prep Jordan Hamilton, Texas G/F 6-7 220 So. Compton, Calif./Dominguez Check the second and third teams below... ALL-BIG 12 SECOND TEAM Name Pos. Ht. Wt. Cl. Hometown/Previous School(s) Perry Jones III, Baylor F/C 6-11 235 Fr. Duncanville, Texas/Duncanville Diante Garrett, Iowa State G 6-4 190 Sr. Milwaukee, Wis./Vincent Markieff Morris, Kansas F 6-10 252 Jr. Philadelphia, Pa./Prep Charter/APEX Academy [N.J.] Tristan Thompson, Texas F 6-8 225 Fr. Brampton, Ontario/Findlay Prep [Nev.] Khris Middleton, Texas A&M F 6-7 215 So. North Charleston, S.C./Porter-Gaud ALL-BIG 12 THIRD TEAM Name Pos. Ht. Wt. Cl. Hometown/Previous School(s) Cory Higgins, Colorado G 6-5 180 Sr. Danville, Calif./Monte Vista/ The Pendleton School [Fla.] Rodney McGruder, Kansas State G 6-4 205 So. Washington, D.C./Arlington Country Day [Fla.] Lance Jeter, Nebraska G 6-3 222 Sr. Beaver Falls, Pa./Beaver Falls/Cincinnati/Polk CC [Fla.] Marshall Moses, Oklahoma State F 6-7 255 Sr. Aiken, S.C./The Patterson School [N.C.] Gary Johnson, Texas F 6-6 238 Sr. Houston, Texas/Aldine David Loubeau, Texas A&M F 6-8 230 Jr. Miami, Fla./Westlake Prep Check out the rest of the award winners here. Originally posted by Ralphie Report Click here to view the article.