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Big 12 Men’s Basketball Awards Announced

Big 12 ReleaseMarch 8, 2021

PLAYER OF THE YEAR
Cade Cunningham, Oklahoma State, G, Fr.

DEFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE YEAR
Davion Mitchell, Baylor, G, Jr.

NEWCOMER OF THE YEAR
Mac McClung, Texas Tech, G, Jr.**

FRESHMAN OF THE YEAR
Cade Cunningham, Oklahoma State, G**

SIXTH MAN AWARD
Kai Jones, Texas, F, So.

MOST IMPROVED PLAYER
David McCormack, Kansas, F, Jr.

COACH OF THE YEAR
Scott Drew, Baylor (18th season at BU)

All-Big 12 First Team Pos. Ht. Wt. Cl. Hometown/Previous School(s)
Jared Butler, Baylor** G 6-3 195 Jr. Reserve, La./Riverside Academy
Davion Mitchell, Baylor G 6-2 205 Jr. Hinesville, Ga./Liberty County/Auburn
Austin Reaves, Oklahoma G 6-5 206 Sr. Newark, Ark./Cedar Ridge/Wichita State
Cade Cunningham, Oklahoma State** G 6-8 220 Fr. Arlington, Texas/ Montverde Academy
Derek Culver, West Virginia F 6-10 255 Jr. Youngstown, Ohio/Brewster Academy

All-Big 12 Second Team Pos. Ht. Wt. Cl. Hometown/Previous School(s)
Marcus Garrett, Kansas G 6-5 205 Sr. Dallas, Texas/Skyline
David McCormack, Kansas F 6-10 250 Jr. Norfolk, Va./Oak Hill Academy
Andrew Jones, Texas G 6-4 192 Jr. Irving, Texas/MacArthur
Mac McClung, Texas Tech G 6-2 185 Jr. Gate City, Va./Gate City/Georgetown
Miles McBride, West Virginia G 6-2 200 So. Cincinnati, Ohio/Moeller

All-Big 12 Third Team Pos. Ht. Wt. Cl. Hometown/Previous School(s)
MaCio Teague, Baylor G 6-4 195 Sr. Cincinnati, Ohio/Walnut Hills/UNC Asheville
Rasir Bolton, Iowa State G 6-3 195 Jr. Petersburg, Va/ Massanutten Military Academy
RJ Nembhard, TCU G 6-5 200 Jr. Keller, Texas/Keller
Matt Coleman III, Texas G 6-2 180 Sr. Norfolk, Va./Oak Hill Academy
Courtney Ramey, Texas G 6-3 185 Jr. St. Louis, Mo./Webster Groves
Terrence Shannon, Jr., Texas Tech G 6-6 210 So. Chicago, Ill./Lincoln Park

All-Big 12 Honorable Mention (Listed alphabetically by school)
Mark Vital (Baylor), Jalen Coleman-Lands (Iowa State), Ochai Agbaji (Kansas), Christian Braun (Kansas), Mike McGuirl (Kansas State), De’Vion Harmon (Oklahoma), Isaac Likekele (Oklahoma State), Mike Miles (TCU), Greg Brown (Texas), Kai Jones (Texas), Jericho Sims (Texas), Kyler Edwards (Texas Tech), Kevin McCullar (Texas Tech), Sean McNeil (West Virginia), Taz Sherman (West Virginia)

Big 12 All-Defensive Team Pos. Ht. Wt. Cl. Hometown/Previous School(s)
Jared Butler, Baylor G 6-3 195 Jr. Reserve, La./Riverside Academy
Davion Mitchell, Baylor** G 6-2 205 Jr. Hinesville, Ga./Liberty County/Auburn
Mark Vital, Baylor** G/F 6-5 250 Sr. Lake Charles, La./Advanced Prep Int’l (Texas)
Marcus Garrett, Kansas** G 6-5 195 Sr. Dallas, Texas/Skyline
Gabe Osabuohien, West Virginia F 6-7 235 Sr. Toronto, Ontario/Canada/SW Christian Academy/Arkansas

Big 12 All-Newcomer Team Pos. Ht. Wt. Cl. Hometown/Previous School(s)
Jonathan Tchamwa Tchatchoua, Baylor F 6-8 245 So. Douala, Cameroon/ NBA Global Academy – Australia/UNLV
Jalen Wilson, Kansas F 6-8 220 Fr. Denton, Texas/Guyer
Greg Brown, Texas F 6-5 205 Fr. Austin, Texas/Vandegrift
Cade Cunningham, Oklahoma State** G 6-8 220 Fr. Arlington, Texas/ Montverde Academy
Mac McClung, Texas Tech** G 6-2 185 Jr. Gate City, Va./Gate City/Georgetown

Big 12 All-Freshman Team Pos. Ht. Wt. Hometown/Previous School(s)
Jalen Wilson, Kansas** F 6-8 220 Denton, Texas/Guyer
Cade Cunningham, Oklahoma State** G 6-8 220 Arlington, Texas/ Montverde Academy
Mike Miles, TCU G 6-2 195 Lancaster, Texas/Lancaster
Greg Brown, Texas** F 6-5 205 Austin, Texas/Vandegrift
Jalen Bridges, West Virginia F 6-7 220 Fairmont, W.Va./Fairmont

** – Unanimous Selection
A tie resulted in an additional place on the third team.

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