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 Iowa senior Aaron White has been named first-team All-Big Ten by conference head coaches and media, while junior Jarrod Uthoff earned third team recognition by the league coaches and honorable mention by the media. Senior Gabriel Olaseni was named Big Ten Sixth Man of the Year. The teams were announced by the Big Ten Conference Monday.

White ranks third in the Big Ten in rebounding (7.4) and seventh in scoring (15.9). The forward ranks second in Iowa career scoring (1,793), third in rebounding (881), first in free throws made (602) and attempted (782), and 14th in double-doubles (15). White is the only Hawkeye to amass 1,700+ points and 850+ rebounds.

Uthoff, a native of Cedar Rapids, Iowa, ranks second on the team in scoring (12.2 ppg), assists (57) and steals (37), and first in 3-point shooting (53-of-134, .396).

Olaseni (6-10, 237) becomes just the second Hawkeye to be named Sixth Man of the Year (Doug Thomas in 2006). The native of London, England, ranks third on the team in scoring (8.3), second in blocked shots (45) and free throw accuracy (.768, 86-of-112), and fourth in rebounding (4.8).







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