Big Ten Men's Tennis Season in Review

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Take Two: Ohio State's Chase Buchanan and Blaz Rola took home the NCAA Doubles Championship on Monday, May 28, at the Dan Magill Tennis Complex in Athens, Ga. The Buckeye duo took down Texas Tech's Raony Carvalho and Gonzalo Escobar, 7-6 (4), 6-3 to claim the title. RECAP

Academic All District: Illinois' Bruno Abdelnour and Iowa's Garrett Dunn were named to the 2012 Capital One Academic All-District Team, announced on Thursday, May 17. The Academic All-District team recognizes the nation's top student-athletes for their performances in the classroom and athletically. The complete list of Big Ten honorees can be found here.

Going Dancing: Six Big Ten squads competed in the 2012 NCAA Tennis Championships in Athens, Ga. For the complete championships coverage, click here.

Illini take home Big Ten Tournament title: Third-seeded Illinois rallied from a 3-1 deficit with victories at the No. 5, 6 and 2 singles positions to knock off top-seeded Ohio State and earn the Illini's first tournament title since 2005. In the clinching match at the No. 2 spot, Illinois' Roy Kalmanovich knocked off the Buckeyes' Blaz Rola, ranked sixth nationally, to end OSU's six-year run as tournament champions. For complete championships coverage, click here.

All-Conference & Individual Awards: The Big Ten men's tennis All-Conference teams and individual awards were announced on Thursday night at the Big Ten Tournament banquet. Michigan junior Evan King was named Big Ten Athlete of the Year, while Minnesota's Leandro Toledo earned Freshman of the Year honors and Ohio State's Ty Tucker picked up Coach of the Year laurels. COMPLETE RELEASE

Lucky Number Seven: Ohio State clinched the Big Ten Men's Tennis Championship on Sunday, April 22, claiming a 6-1 win over No. 21 Michigan en route to the outright title. The third-ranked Buckeyes closed the regular season with a perfect 11-0 record in Big Ten play and a 29-2 overall mark to take their seventh-straight and 11th overall conference title. RECAP


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