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Maryland's Anthony Cowan Jr. named preseason All-Big Ten

Maryland's Anthony Cowan Jr. named preseason All-Big Ten

Maryland guard Anthony Cowan Jr. was among 10 players selected to the Big Ten’s preseason all-conference team, the league announced Thursday before its Media Day in Chicago.

As a sophomore last season, Cowan was selected third-team All-Big Ten and to the league’s All-Defensive team after leading the Terps in scoring (15.8 points a game), assists (5.1) and steals.

Cowan was among three junior point guards named to the team, along with Purdue’s Carsen Edwards and Michigan State’s Cassius Winston. Edwards was named the league’s preseason player of the year.

Edwards and Wisconsin fifth-year senior center Ethan Happ were the only unanimous selections. Indiana guard Romeo...

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