Rayno: Mbakwe and Andre Hollins in the All-Big Ten mix
March 12, 2013 — 1:21am
The All-Big Ten teams and league honors were announced tonight, and a couple of Gophers got in the mix.
Trevor Mbakwe was named to the second team, selected by the media, and the third team selected by the coaches.
Andre Hollins was named to the media's third team, and received an honorable mention from the coaches.
Mbakwe was also named to the second team by both media and coaches in his junior year. This season, Mbakwe led the Big Ten in rebounding with 8.7 a game, including a conference-leading 3.3 offensive rebounds per game. He also ranked third in field goal percentage (.566) and blocks per game (1.5).
Hollins averaged 13.9 points a game, 10th in the Big Ten. He ranked sixth in three-point percentage (.401) and seventh in free throw percentage (.80)
Marcus Fuller joined the Star Tribune in 2016 after 11 years covering Gophers sports – and just about every other team and league in town -- for the St. Paul Pioneer Press. Before making the Twin Cities his home, Marcus spent two years in The Kansas City Star sports department. Marcus grew up in Hawaii and is a 2002 graduate of San Jose State. Follow Fuller on Twitter @Marcus_R_Fuller.
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