Trayce Jackson-Davis named preseason Big Ten player of the year
Indiana’s Trayce Jackson-Davis was named preseason Big Ten player of the year on Thursday by a select media panel.
The league also announced an 11-player preseason all-conference team.
Here’s the full release from the Big Ten:
ROSEMONT, Ill. – Indiana junior forward Trayce Jackson-Davis has been named the 2022-23 Big Ten Preseason Player of the Year as chosen by a select media panel, the conference office announced Thursday. A second-team All-Big Ten honoree in 2021-22, Jackson-Davis was also named to the 2022 Big Ten Men’s Basketball All-Tournament Team.
The media also selected an 11-member Preseason All-Big Ten Team, with 10 conference programs represented.
Jackson-Davis, Michigan junior center Hunter Dickinson, and Purdue junior center Zach Edey were unanimous selections to the Preseason All-Big Ten Team. Illinois senior guard Terrence Shannon Jr., Iowa junior forward Kris Murray, Michigan State senior froward Malik Hall, Minnesota junior forward Jamison Battle, Penn State senior guard Jalen Pickett, Rutgers junior center Clifford Omoruyi, and Wisconsin sophomore guard Chucky Hepburn and senior forward Tyler Wahl also earned preseason accolades.
Jackson-Davis, Dickinson, and Edey earned second-team All-Big Ten honors in 2021-22, while Hall, Battle, Omoruyi, and Wahl were named honorable mentions. Hepburn was named to last year’s Big Ten All-Freshman Team.
The complete 2022-23 preseason All-Big Ten team can be found below.
2022-23 PRESEASON ALL-BIG TEN TEAM*
Terrence Shannon Jr., Sr., G, Illinois
TRAYCE JACKSON-DAVIS, SR., F, INDIANA
Kris Murray, Jr., F, Iowa
HUNTER DICKINSON, JR., C, MICHIGAN
Malik Hall, Sr., F Michigan State
Jamison Battle, Jr., F, Minnesota
Jalen Pickett, Sr., G, Penn State
ZACH EDEY, JR., C, PURDUE
Clifford Omoruyi, Jr., C, Rutgers
Chucky Hepburn, So., G, Wisconsin
Tyler Wahl, Sr., F, Wisconsin
2022-23 BIG TEN PRESEASON PLAYER OF THE YEAR
Trayce Jackson-Davis, Sr., F, Indiana
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