ROSEMONT, Ill. - The Big Ten Conference handed out men's basketball awards for All-Conference teams and individual honors on Monday night.
Gophers head coach Richard Pitino was named Big Ten Coach of the Year. Pitino led the Gophers to an 11-7 record in the conference.
Gophers center Reggie Lynch was named the Big Ten Defensive Player of the Year and guard Nate Mason was named to the First Team.
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