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Ohio State’s Deshaun Thomas, Aaron Craft, Shannon Scott earn Big Ten honors

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Three Ohio State men’s basketball players were honored by the Big Ten for their play throughout the regular season Monday.

OSU junior forward Deshaun Thomas garnered first-team All-Big Ten honors from the media and coaches while his teammate, junior guard Aaron Craft, was named a first-team all-conference selection by the media and a second-team pick by the coaches.

Additionally, Craft and sophomore guard Shannon Scott were named to the Big Ten’s All-Defensive team.

Outside of the Buckeyes, here’s who earned what in the conference:

Player of the Year: Michigan sophomore guard Trey Burke
Coach of the Year: Wisconsin’s Bo Ryan
Defensive Player of the Year: Indiana junior guard Victor Oladipo
Sixth Man of the Year: Indiana junior forward Will Sheehey
Freshman of the Year: Michigan State guard Gary Harris

OSU (23-7, 13-5 Big Ten), which finished No. 10 in the final Associated Press poll of the regular season, is set to play in the Big Ten tournament which starts Thursday.

The No. 2-seeded Buckeyes are slated to play the winner of a first-round matchup between Purdue and Nebraska Friday at 6:30 p.m. at the United Center in Chicago.

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