NABC Coaches' All-Americans
March 24, 2017
The NABC announced its 2017 Coaches' Division I All-America teams on Friday, with Purdue’s Caleb Swanigan claiming first-team All-America honors, and Wisconsin’s Ethan Happ named a third-team All-American.
Swanigan, the Big Ten Player of the Year, led the Big Ten in scoring (18.9 ppg) and rebounding (12.6 rpg) in conference games only during the 2016-17 season. He leads the nation with 28 double-doubles on the season.
In conference play, Happ averaged 14.6 points per game, ranked fourth in the Big Ten with 8.6 rebounds per contest and for the second straight season, led the conference with 2.3 steals per outing. Happ, a first-team All-Big Ten selection, leads the Badgers into the Sweet 16 tonight against Florida at Madison Square Garden.