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James Palmer named 1st Team All-Big Ten by coaches

Posted: 4:05 PM, Feb 26, 2018
Updated: 2018-02-26 23:14:10Z

Nebraska guard James Palmer named a 1st Team All-Big Ten selection by the conference coaches on Monday. The junior was a 2nd team pick by the media. 

Palmer averaged 17.4 points per game during the regular season. He becomes NU's first 1st team all-conference pick since Terran Petteway in 2014 & just the 2nd since 1999. Isaac Copeland was also named a Big Ten Honorable Mention by the media & coaches. 

The Huskers begin Big Ten Tournament play on Friday in New York City.

NU (22-9, 13-5) earned a double-bye in the tourney and will be the 4th seed.  

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