Five members of the Wisconsin men’s basketball team received season-ending awards from the Big Ten Conference on Monday, led by Ethan Happ, who earned first-team All-Big Ten recognition.
Happ joins Michael Finley (1993) as the only Wisconsin players to earn first-team honors in their sophomore season.
Happ, who was a first-team All-Big Ten pick by both the coaches and the media, was also named to the league’s all-defensive team for the second straight season. He led the Big Ten in steals during conference play (2.3 per game) and leads UW with 38 blocks on the year.
Bronson Koenig earned second-team All-Big Ten praise from the coaches and third-team All-Big Ten selection from the media. Nigel Hayes was tabbed with third-team All-Big Ten honors. [Read more…]