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Kansas Dominates BIG-12 Postseason Awards

Kansas dominated the 2016-17 Big-12 Postseason Awards with Bill Self (Coach), Frank Mason III (Player) and Josh Jackson (Freshman) claiming three of the six individual awards. West Virginia teammates Jevon Carter and Tank Phillip earned Defensive Player and Sixth Man honors respectively while Baylor junior Manu Lacomte was named the Newcomer of the Year.

Frank Mason III, who led the Big 12 in scoring at 20.5 points per to go with 5.1 assists, and Josh Jackson, who led the Big 12 Freshman in scoring at 16.4 points per, both earned unanimous selections.

Bill Self matched UCLA for the most consecutive conference crowns in college basketball history as Self and the Jayhawks earned their 13th-straight Big 12 regular season title, finishing the conference season at 16-2, four games clear of second-place Baylor.

2016-17 All-Big 12 Men’s Basketball Awards:

  • Bill Self (Kansas) – Coach of the Year
  • Frank Mason III (Kansas) – Player of the Year **
  • Javon Carter (West Virginia) – Defensive Player of the Year
  • Manu Lecomte (Baylor) – Newcomer of the Year
  • Josh Jackson (Kansas) – Freshman of the Year **
  • Tank Phillip (West Virginia) – Sixth Man of the Year

All Big-12 First Team:

  • Johnathan Motley (Baylor) **
  • Montè Morris (Iowa State) **
  • Josh Jackson (Kansas)
  • Frank Mason III (Kansas) **
  • Jawun Evans (Oklahoma State)

All-Big-12 Second Team:

  • Nazareth Mitrou-Long (Iowa State)
  • Devonte’ Graham (Kansas)
  • Jeffrey Carroll (Oklahoma State)
  • Vladimir Brodziansky (TCU)
  • Jevon Carter (West Virginia)

** – Unanimous Selection

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