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Alec Burks Named To The All-Big 12 Team, Higgins And Knutson Also Honored

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    By Jon Woods

    [​IMG] 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]

    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...

    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

    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
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