The Big Ten has some top end basketball talent.
Three players from the conference — Wisconsin’s Nigel Hayes, Maryland’s Melo Tremble and Indiana’s Thomas Bryant — were named to Blue Ribbon’s preseason first-team All-American team.
High preseason honors for Mr. Nigel Hayes – Blue Ribbon Magazine's preseason Player of the Year. pic.twitter.com/UuDxKfu93t
— Wisconsin Basketball (@BadgerMBB) August 17, 2016
Blue Ribbon is one of the premier college basketball preview magazines in the country. It’s been published every year since 1981.
Duke’s Grayson Allen and Cal’s Ivan Rabb round out the first team.