Ohio State, returning four starters from a team that just missed a Final Four appearance last season, has been picked to finish 3rd this season in Big Ten men's basketball by a panel of conference media. Michigan State was picked to win the league, with Michigan expected to finish 2nd.
OSU point guard Aaron Craft was named first-team preseason All-Big Ten, joining Penn State's Tim Frazier, Michigan State's Adreian Payne and Gary Harris, and Michigan's Mitch McGary and Glenn Robinson III. Harris was voted preseason Big Ten Player of the Year.
Coverage of Big Ten men's basketball media day kicks off at 9 a.m. today on the BTN.