Preseason All-Big Ten team for 2023-24 season announced
Ahead of next week’s Big Ten media day in Minneapolis, the conference announced the preseason all-conference team on Friday afternoon.
Here’s the full release from the league:
ROSEMONT, Ill. – Purdue senior center Zach Edey has been named the 2023-24 Big Ten Preseason Player of the Year, as chosen by a select media panel, the conference office announced on Thursday. The reigning Big Ten Player of the Year also claimed the 2023 Jim and Kitty Delany Most Outstanding Player Award after leading Purdue to the 2023 Big Ten Tournament title.
The media panel also selected a 10-member Preseason All-Big Ten Team, with eight conference members represented.
Edey was one of four unanimous selections, joining a trio of guards in Illinois’ Terrence Shannon Jr., Maryland’s Jahmir Young, and Boo Buie from Northwestern. Also selected to the team were Maryland forward Julian Reese, Minnesota guard Dawson Garcia, Michigan State guards A.J. Hoggard and Tyson Walker, Nebraska guard Keisei Tominaga, and Rutgers center Clifford Omoruyi.
All ten members of the 2023-24 Preseason All-Big Ten Team received All-Big Ten honors following the 2022-23 campaign. Buie and Shannon joined Edey with First Team accolades, while Omoruyi, Walker, and Young were named to the Second Team. Hoggard earned a spot on the Third Team, with Garcia, Reese, and Tominaga receiving Honorable Mention.
The 2023-24 preseason All-Big Ten team can be found below.
2023-24 Preseason All-Big Ten Team
TERRENCE SHANNON JR., 5th YEAR, G, ILLINOIS
Julian Reese, Jr., F, Maryland
JAHMIR YOUNG, 5th YEAR, G, MARYLAND
Dawson Garcia, Jr., F, Minnesota
A.J. Hoggard, Sr., G, Michigan State
Tyson Walker, Grad., G, Michigan State
Keisei Tominaga, Sr., G, Nebraska
BOO BUIE, Grad., G, NORTHWESTERN
ZACH EDEY, Sr., C, PURDUE
Clifford Omoruyi, Sr., C, Rutgers
2023-24 Big Ten Preseason Player of the Year
Zach Edey, Purdue
Unanimous selections listed in ALL CAPS
Filed to: 2023-24 Big Ten preview