Texas guard J'Covan Brown and and three Baylor teammates _ Pierre Jackson, Perry Jones III and Quincy Acy _ received All-Big 12 acclaim today from members of the voting panel that selected The Associated Press' All-Big 12 men's basketball team.
Voters unanimously selected Kansas forward Thomas Robinson as the Player of the Year, with Missouri coach Frank Haith receiving the nod as Coach of the Year. Iowa State forward Royce White received Newcomer of the Year honors and Oklahoma State's Le'Bryan Nash was selected as the Freshman of the Year.
Below is a full list of honorees:
J'Covan Brown, Texas, Jr., 6-1, 197, Port Arthur, Texas.
Marcus Denmon, Missouri, Sr., 6-3, 185, Kansas City, Mo.
Thomas Robinson, Kansas, Jr., 6-10, 237, Washington, D.C.
Tyshawn Taylor, Kansas, Sr., 6-3, 185, Hoboken, N.J.
Royce White, Iowa St., So., 6-8, 270, Minneapolis, Minn.
Pierre Jackson, Baylor, Jr., 5-10, 180, Las Vegas.
Perry Jones III, Baylor, So., 6-11, 235, Duncanville, Texas.
Rodney McGruder, Kansas St., Jr., 6-4, 205, Washington D.C.
Keiton Page, Oklahoma St., Sr., 5-9, 165, Pawnee, Okla.
Phil Pressey, Missouri, So., 5-10, 175, Dallas.
Ricardo Ratliffe, Missouri, Sr., 6-8, 240, Hampton, Va.
(asterisk)Note: Because of a tie for the fifth spot on the second team, there are six players.
Quincy Acy, Baylor; Scott Christopherson, Iowa St.; Michael Dixon, Missouri; Kim English, Missouri; Steven Pledger, Oklahoma; Jeff Withey, Kansas.
COACH OF THE YEAR: Frank Haith, Missouri.
PLAYER OF THE YEAR: Thomas Robinson, Kansas.
NEWCOMER OF THE YEAR: Royce White, Iowa St.
FRESHMAN OF THE YEAR: LeBryan Nash, Oklahoma St.
_ Jimmy Burch