Wisconsin Basketball 2015 Season Predictions

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Feb 15, 2015; Madison, WI, USA; Wisconsin Badgers guard Bronson Koenig (24) looks to pass during the game with the Illinois Fighting Illini at the Kohl Center. The Badgers won 68-49. Mandatory Credit: Mary Langenfeld-USA TODAY Sports

Which Badgers, if any, will be in the running for conference awards?

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RV: Ethan Happ will be in the running for Big 10 Freshman of the Year. Bronson Koenig and Nigel Hayes will both be on the First Team All-Big 10, and will be in the running for Big 10 Player of the Year. They will also both be All-Americans.

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JR: Only Nigel Hayes will be up for any B1G awards.

EB: Hayes and Koenig should be considered for First Team All Big Ten with a shot at the conference player of the year for Hayes. Wisconsin will rely on these two a lot, and their stats should give them consideration. Happ should make the All-Freshman Team, as he will likely begin the season as a starter for the Badgers.

TJ: Nigel Hayes will be in the running for Big Ten player of the year throughout the season. He’s come on really strong in his time in Madison and will be one of the few scoring threats for the Badgers. Also expect to see him as a first-team, all-conference selection as well.

JO: Hayes and Koenig will definitely be on All-Big Ten teams, and Hayes should be in the running for Big Ten player of the Year. Any number of the Badgers young players could also be in the running for freshman of the year, depending on who steps into their role best.

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