Kansas Jayhawks senior guard Devonte' Graham was voted as the unanimous Big 12 Player of the Year, per Jake Trotter of ESPN.com, topping Oklahoma's star freshman Trae Young. Other Big 12 awards announced Sunday included Kansas' Bill Self and Texas Tech's Chris Beard being named Big 12 co-Coaches of the Year as well as West Virginia's Jevon Carter taking home the conference's Defensive Player of the Year award. Young, meanwhile, was named the conference's Player of the Year. The All-Big 12 first team was comprised of Graham, Young, Keenan Evans of Texas Tech, Jevon Carter of West Virginia and Dean Wade of Kansas State. Graham was excellent for the Big 12 regular-season champions, averaging 17.6 points, 7.2 assists and 4.0 rebounds per game, leading the team in points and assists. He's paired with fellow senior Sviatoslav Mykhailiuk and junior Lagerald Vick and sophomores Udoka Azubuike and Malik Newman to once again make the Jayhawks one of the favorites to win the national title.
Kansas' Graham unanimously named Big 12 Player of the Year over Trae Young
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