Iowa's Jok named preseason all-Big Ten Conference
Iowa senior guard Peter Jok was selected to the preseason all-Big Ten Conference men's basketball team Tuesday.
Jok, a graduate of West Des Moines Valley High School, averaged 16.1 points and 3.5 rebounds per game last season and was named second team all-Big Ten. He is the Hawkeyes' lone returning starter.
The preseason all-Big Ten team of 10 players was voted on by a panel of conference media members.
Wisconsin’s Nigel Hayes was chosen as the Big Ten preseason player of the year. He was the only unanimous pick for the all-Big Ten team.
The complete 2016-17 preseason All-Big Ten team:
Malcolm Hill, G, Illinois
James Blackmon Jr., G, Indiana
Thomas Bryant, C, Indiana
Peter Jok, G, Iowa
Melo Trimble, G, Maryland
Derrick Walton Jr., G, Michigan
Caleb Swanigan, F, Purdue
Ethan Happ, F, Wisconsin
Nigel Hayes, F, Wisconsin
Bronson Koenig, F, Wisconsin