Luka Garza, Ayo Dosunmu lead preseason All-B1G basketball team
The Big Ten released its preseason all conference basketball team on Monday morning.
They honored 10 players, including two unanimous selections.
Here’s the list:
- Kofi Cockburn, Illinois
- Ayo Dosunmu, Illinois (Unanimous selection)
- Trayce Jackson-Davis, Indiana
- Luka Garza, Iowa (Unanimous selection)
- Joe Wieskamp, Iowa
- Aaron Henry, Michigan State
- Marcus Carr, Minnesota
- Trevion Williams, Purdue
- Geo Baker, Rutgers
- Nate Reuvers, Wisconsin
Garza was also named preseason player of the season.
Illinois junior guard Ayo Dosunmu and Iowa senior center Luka Garza have been named unanimous selections on the 2020-21 #B1GMBBall Preseason All-Big Ten Team. Eight conference programs are represented on the 10-member team: https://t.co/dm9tYt51M6 pic.twitter.com/ArFf4eOxcH
— Big Ten Men's Hoops (@B1GMBBall) November 9, 2020
Last season, Garza averaged 23.9 points and 9.8 rebounds per game.
Here’s how the selections break down by team:
- Illinois: 2
- Iowa: 2
- Indiana: 1
- Michigan State: 1
- Minnesota: 1
- Purdue: 1
- Rutgers: 1
- Wisconsin: 1
According to KenPom’s preseason rankings, Wisconsin (No. 7) and Ohio State (No. 10) are the best teams in the Big Ten. Iowa (No. 12), Michigan State (No. 15), Michigan (No. 17), Illinois (No. 18), Purdue (No. 25), Indiana (No. 26) and Rutgers (No. 27) are also inside the top-30.