All-Big Ten basketball teams 2017-18: Keita Bates-Diop, Miles Bridges lead selections

The Big Ten announced its All-Big Ten teams for the 2017-2018 college basketball season on Monday evening, and Ohio State’s Keita Bates-Diop and Michigan State’s Miles Bridges were among the players to be named to the First-Team All-Big Ten by both the coaches and the media.

Both Bates-Diop and Bridges were unanimous selections to the First-Team All-Big Ten.

This season, Bates-Diop has averaged 19.2 points and 8.9 rebounds per game to help the Buckeyes post an overall record of 24-7. This marks the first time he has been chosen to the First-Team All-Big Ten, but he was voted as an All-Big Ten Honorable Mention in 2016.

For Bridges, this also marks his first selection to the First-Team. Last season, he was named to the Second-Team All-Big Ten. This season, Bridges is averaging 16.8 points, 6.8 rebounds and 2.8 assists per game for Michigan State, who enter the Big Ten Tournament with an overall record of 28-3.

Other First-Team selections by both coaches and media were Penn State’s Tony Carr and Purdue’s Carson Edwards. Nebraska’s James Palmer Jr. was chosen to the First-Team by the coaches, and Wisconsin’s Ethan Happ was chosen by the media.

See below for the full All-Big Ten selections as chosen by the conference coaches:

First-Team

  • Keita-Bates Diop – Ohio State
  • Miles Bridges – Michigan State
  • Tony Carr – Penn State
  • Carson Edwards – Purdue
  • James Palmer Jr. – Nebraska

Here are the All-Big Ten selections as chosen by the media:

First-Team

  • Keita-Bates Diop – Ohio State
  • Miles Bridges – Michigan State
  • Tony Carr – Penn State
  • Carson Edwards – Purdue
  • Ethan Happ – Wisconsin

Stay tuned for more updates.

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