With the college basketball season in the rearview mirror, individual honors and awards will begin to trickle out over the coming days and weeks.
On Monday, Sporting News released its All-America teams for the 2018-19 season. Three B1G players were mentioned among the three teams.
Michigan State guard Cassius Winston was the lone B1G player to earn first-team All-America honors after leading the Spartans to a conference title. Winston averaged 19 points and 7.6 assists per game, while shooting at a 47 percent clip for the year.
Wisconsin forward Ethan Happ earned a spot on the second team after averaging a double-double in his senior campaign. He averaged 17.8 points, 10.4 rebounds per contest for the Badgers. He was also the team’s assist leader, averaging 4.7 assists per game.
Purdue’s Carsen Edwards rounded out the B1G mentions by landing on the third team. The Boilermaker guard was one of the leading scorers in the conference, averaging 23.4 points per game. He also help guide Purdue to a regular season league title.
Here are the three All-America teams from Sporting News:
- RJ Barrett, Duke
- Rui Hachimura, Gonzaga
- Grant Williams, Tennessee
- Zion Williamson, Duke
- Cassius Winston, Michigan State
- Jarrett Culver, Texas Tech
- Ethan Happ, Wisconsin
- Markus Howard, Marquette
- Dedric Lawson, Kansas
- Ja Morant, Murray State
- Brandon Clarke, Gonzaga
- Carsen Edwards, Purdue
- Kyle Guy, Virginia
- De’Andre Hunter, Virginia
- PJ Washington, Kentucky