Indiana picked to win the Big Ten by THE ALMANAC

  • 09/26/2022 11:27 am in

THE ALMANAC, a new digital preseason college basketball publication, was released today.

Indiana was picked by Jeff Goodman of Stadium to win the Big Ten in the publication. Trayce Jackson-Davis was named the preseason Big Ten player of the year and a preseason first team all-Big Ten selection.

The Hoosiers are ranked No. 20 nationally in the preseason top 25. The only other Big Ten team ranked is Illinois at No. 21.

Indiana is ranked preseason No. 6 by Lindy’s Sports, No. 7 by Andy Katz and No. 12 by the Blue Ribbon Yearbook.

You can purchase THE ALMANAC at this link.

Here are some Big Ten notes from the in-depth preview:

• The projected Big Ten order of finish is Indiana, Illinois, Michigan, Ohio State, Iowa, Michigan State, Purdue, Rutgers, Penn State, Wisconsin, Maryland, Northwestern, Minnesota and Nebraska.

• The first team all-conference selections are Jackson-Davis, Kris Murray, Zach Edey, Hunter Dickinson and Jalen Pickett.

• The second team picks are Chucky Hepburn, Jamison Battle, Terrence Shannon Jr., Tyler Wahl and Clifford Omoruyi.

• Jackson-Davis was named a second-team preseason All-American along with Dickinson. Edey is on the third team.

• Indiana’s projected starting lineup is Jackson-Davis, Race Thompson, Miller Kopp, Xavier Johnson and Jalen Hood-Schifino.

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