Ejim led the Cyclones averaging 17.8 points and was named Big 12 Player of the Year. The forward also averaged 8.4 rebounds. Ejim is the only player in a BCS conference averaging at least 17 points and eight rebounds, while shooting 50 percent from the field and 34 percent from behind the arc.
Wiggins set the Kansas freshman single-season scoring record with 597 points in 2013-14. On the defensive end, Wiggins led Kansas in steals with 41 and came in second to Joel Embiid, KU's new shot-blocking leader, on the team with 34 blocked shots. The Big 12 Freshman of the Year combo guard averaged 17.1 points and pulled down 5.9 rebounds a night.
Kansas’ Joel Embiid, Iowa State’s DeAndre Kane, Oklahoma State’s Marcus Smart and West Virginia’s Juwan Staten all received honorable mention recognition.