(IU RELEASE)

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. – Indiana University freshman Romeo Langford received two more postseason honors from the United States Basketball Writers Association and the Associated Press.

The 6-6 guard from New Albany, Indiana was named to the USBWA All-District team as well as Second Team All-Big Ten by the Associated Press.

Langford was selected second team All-Big Ten and All-Freshman by the coaches and third team All-Big Ten by the media. Langford was the top freshman scorer in the conference averaging 16.7 ppg. He had been named Big Ten Freshman of the Week 4 times.

Langford’s scoring average is the third-highest for a freshman at IU. Eric Gordon averaged 20.9 in 2007-08 and Mike Woodson averaged 18,5 in 1976-77.

Langford leads all B1G frosh in scoring (16.7), minutes (1055), FTM/FTA (140/190), is 4th in blocked shots (26), rebounds (5.4) and assists (2.3) and 6th in steals (0.8).  He is the fifth player for IU since the 1996-97 season to lead all Big Ten frosh in scoring in conference games only.  Langford is the only one of the five to not earn Big Ten Freshman of the Year from the media or coaches.

USBWA District V (OH, IN, IL, MI, MN, WI)

Player of the Year: Cassius Winston, Michigan State

Coach of the Year: Matt Painter, Purdue

All-District Team

Ignas Brazdeikis, Michigan

Jarron Cumberland, Cincinnati

Antoine Davis, Detroit Mercy

Carsen Edwards, Purdue

Ethan Happ, Wisconsin

Markus Howard, Marquette

Romeo Langford, Indiana

Jordan Murphy, Minnesota

Zavier Simpson, Michigan

Cassius Winston, Michigan State

 

The 2019 AP All-Big Ten team, with players listed with school, class, height, weight and hometown :

FIRST TEAM

u-Cassius Winston, Michigan State, Jr., 6-1, 185, Detroit.

u-Carsen Edwards, Purdue, Jr., 6-1, 200, Atascocita, Texas.

Zavier Simpson, Michigan, Jr., 6-0, 190, Lima, Ohio.

u-Ethan Happ, Wisconsin, Sr., 6-10, 237, Milan, Illinois.

Bruno Fernando, Maryland, So., 6-10, 240, Luanda, Angola.

SECOND TEAM

Romeo Langford, Indiana, Fr., 6-6, 215, New Albany, Indiana.

Anthony Cowan Jr., Maryland, Jr., 6-0, 170, Bowie, Maryland.

Lamar Stevens, Penn State, Jr., 6-8, 230, New Wales, Pennsylvania.

Jordan Murphy, Minnesota, Sr., 6-7, 250, San Antonio.

Ignas Brazdeikis, Michigan, Fr., 6-7, 215, Oakville, Ontario.

Coach of the year _ Matt Painter, Purdue.

Player of the year _ Cassius Winston, Michigan State, Jr., 6-1, 185, Detroit.

Newcomer of the year _ Ignas Brazdeikis, Michigan, Fr., 6-7, 215, Oakville, Ontario.