The honors continue for three of the top players in the Big 12 this past season, as Marcus Morris (Kansas), Jordan Hamilton (Texas) and Jacob Pullen (Kansas State) all earned All-America recognition from the National Association of Basketball Coaches. Hamilton and Morris were named to the second team, while Pullen garnered third team accolades.
Morris led Kansas in scoring in 2010-11 with a 17.2 average. He ranks among the national leaders in field goal percentage at 57.0 percent and his 7.6 rebounds per contest were second on the team. He had two of his nine double-doubles on the season in the NCAA Tournament and he was named to NCAA Southwest Regional All-Tournament Team.
Hamilton started all 36 contests for the Longhorns this year and led the team in scoring (18.6 ppg). He also ranked second on the team in rebounding (7.7 rpg), double-doubles (eight) and minutes played (32.2 mpg). He converted 243-of-552 (.440) field goals, including 90-of-234 (.385) from three-point range, and 95-of-122 (.779) free throws. A three-time selection as Phillips 66 Big 12 Player of the Week, Hamilton topped the 20-point mark in 15 of UT's 36 games.
The school's all-time leading scorer with 2,132 points, Pullen led the Wildcats in 12 statistical categories, including scoring (20.2 ppg.), double-figure scoring games (29), field goals (191), 3-point field goals (74), free throws (170), assists (115), steals (49) and minutes (32.6 mpg.). He was also one of just two unanimous selections to coaches' All-Big 12 First Team.